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Alison Saar

The Subversive Power Of Women's Laughter: Over 700 Women Artists Gather For A Historic Photo Event At Hauser Wirth And Schimmel

Lita Barrie | Posted 09.09.2016 | Arts
Lita Barrie

With photographs and video by Eric Minh Swenson The subversive power of women's laughter filled the outdoor courtyard of the new Hauser Wirth &...

Woodcut Prints Communicate Mythical Tales Of Black Womanhood

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.12.2016 | Arts

In the woodcut prints of artist Alison Saar, memories turn into mythologies, personal anecdotes become political truths, and fabled stories slip into ...

Buying Art vs. Collecting Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.01.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

An unsettling cash phenomenon happened in the art world just two weeks ago, when a gigantic pile of money exchanged hands between two major American art philanthropists. A $500 million dollar pile, to be precise.

A Holiday List of the Best Art Around Town

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So my friends, this is the time of year when our guestrooms and couches get crowded with kids, friends, in-laws, you name it... And we are expected to feed and entertain them.

Art that Stares, Spits and Screams at You

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.18.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Alison Saar took her chances by showing artworks in the shadow of the Watts Towers, and proved that her art not only holds its own, but also fosters a conversation with the famous Towers.

The Painful Beauty of Alison Saar's Stories

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In the contemporary art world, dominated by conceptual and abstract art, it takes an artist of particular conviction and artistic chutzpah to concentrate exclusively on figurative work.

Still We Rise: This Artweek.LA (August 13, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 10.15.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush


PHOTOS: Metaphysical And Multicolored, A Daring New Exhibition

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

The exhibition 'In Context' examines the multicolored threads which helped weave the complex and vibrant 50-year career of Betye Saar. Participating a...

A Collage of Artists: Presenting the Lou Beaches

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

There is definitely an argument for working in close proximity to other artists -- that's why they invented art colonies. The Lou Beaches demonstrate that the family that glues together sticks together.