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Alison Saar  1956, US

(Allyson Saar)
Rank (2014): 3327 – 

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Female
Sculpture, Installation



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Country
USA 93
Austria 1




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Artist Rank
Romare Bearden  779 12
Lorna Simpson  367 12
Jacob Lawrence  1137 10
Betye Saar  2022 9
Faith Ringgold  2334 9




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Institution
  L.A. Louver Gallery, USA 9
  The Allen Memorial Art Museum, USA 4
  New Museum of Contemporary Art, USA 4



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1956 Born in Los Angeles, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 94  Please report missing Information



until 6.12.
   Viewpoints: 20 Years Of Adderly - Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA Send message

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2014
   Alison Saar: Still... - Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2013
   Still... - David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD
   Alison Saar: Slough - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
   Still... - Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

2012
   Alison Saar: Still . . . - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2011
   Alison Saar - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
   Alison Starr - HD-LD PE - Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

2010
   Alison Saar - Foisen and Fallow - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
   Alison Saar: Bound for Glory - Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

2008
   Alison Saar - Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
   Alison Saar - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA

2007
   Duped: Prints by Alison Saar - Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts - DCCA, Wilmington, DE

2006
   Alison Saar - Coup - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA

2005
   Artist in Residence - Alison Saar - Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2003
   Alison Saar: Tete A Tete - Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

2002
   Topsy Turvy - Sculpture by Alison Saar - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2001
   Alison Saar - Tree Souls - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL

1999
   Alison Saar - Traveling Light, Topsy Turvey, and Compton Nocturne - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

1995
   The Woods Within: Alison Saar - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1993
   Catfish Dreamin': A Project By Alison Saar - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)
   Directions: Alison Saar - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

1992
   Alison Saar - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

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2014
   Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration of African American Works on Paper - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
   Mound City - Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, MO

2013
   Skin Trade An In-depth Look At The Surface Of Things - PPOW, New York City, NY
   New Acquisitions 2013 - Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
   Group show - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
   50/50 - Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY

2012
   Religion, Ritual, and Performance in Modern and Contemporary Art - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
   Director’s Choice - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Afro: Black Identity In America And Brazil - Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
   Breaking In Two - Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2011
Description  The Bearden Project - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   In Context - Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
   Tale Spinning - Bates College Museum of Arts, Lewiston, ME
   Visions from the Congo: Ancestral Contact - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
   Anxiety’s Edge - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

2010
   Visionaries: Contemporary Art from Santa Barbara’s Private Collections - Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
   Freedom of Expression: Politics and Aesthetics in African American Art - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
   Disparate Spirits: Wood sculpture and Installation - Schneider Museum of Art , Ashland, OR
   From Then to Now : Masterworks of Contemporary African-American Art - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

2009
   Woodcuts Now - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
   The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

2008
Description and image  Provocative Visions: Race and Identity—Selections from the Permanent Collection - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Highlights: African American Art from the Norton Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

2007
   LA Live: Contemporary Art in Los Angeles - Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, Claremont, CA
   Contemporary, Cool and Collected - Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
   day and night - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
   From Africa to America - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
   The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper and Selections from the AT&T Collection - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
   Works on Paper - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
   Incognito - Art Exhibition and Sale - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
   Family Legacies - The Art of Betye, Lezley and Alison Saar - Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

2006
   Family Legacies. The Art of Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   Family Legacies - Pasadena Museum of California Art- PMCA, Pasadena, CA
   Recent Acquisitions - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
   Group Show - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
   successions: african-american art by contemporary artists -  Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
   Generations - African-American Art in the VMFA Collection -  Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA

2005
   Family Legacies - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Incognito - Art Exhibition and Sale - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
   Artists In Residence At Pcc: A Twenty Year Retrospective - Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
   HairStories - 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
   C.O.L.A. 2005 Individual Artist Fellowships - Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles, CA

2004
   Seeds and Roots - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Sculpture - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
Description and image  Making the Body in Contemporary Sculpture - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

2003
   HairStories - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   Roads Taken: 20th Century Prints and Drawings from the Collection - Thomas H. Bayly Building, Charlottesville, VA
   Hands on, Hands down - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Generations - African-American Art in the VMFA Collection - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

2002
   The Human Factor: Figuration in American Art 1950-1995 - Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
   Collecting Contemporary Art - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Escape from the Vault - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
   Subject Matters - Kravets / Wehby Gallery, New York City, NY

2001
   Looking Forward Looking Black - Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO
Description and image  Late Modern and Contemporary Sculpture - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
   Print Matters. New Works and Modern Treasures - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
   Looking Forward Looking Black - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2000
   Picturing the Modern Amazon - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Departures - 11 artists in the Getty - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
   An Exuberant Bounty: Prints and Drawings by African Americans - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1998
   Skulptur Figur Weiblich - Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz

1997
   Lesley Dill, Alison Saar, Karen Walker - - Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1996
   Contemporary New Mexico Artists: Sketches and Schemas - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   A Glimpse of the Norton Collection As Revealed by Kim Dingle - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   A Labor of Love - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1995
   Imaginary Beings - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)

1993
   Whitney Biennial - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

1990
   The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1989
   Currents - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1988
   Girls Night Out (Femininity as Masquerade) - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   New Visions: James Little, Whitfield Lovell, Alison Saar - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY

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USA

 Alitash Kebede Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Diane Villani Editions, New York City, NY
 L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA

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USA

 Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
 The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
 The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
 Bates College Museum of Arts, Lewiston, ME
 Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum - Malibu, Malibu, CA
 New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA, New Orleans, LA
 Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
 Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
 Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
 The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
 The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM
 Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, MO
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
 Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

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