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Alison Saar

[African-American Sculptor, born in 1956]

• Relationships: Daughter of Betye Saar.
Sister of Lezley Saar.
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Original works by Alison Saar available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Afro-di(e)ty, 2000

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Snake Man, woodcut and lithograph, 1994

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Kiss on a Rope, 2002

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Tippy Toes, 2007

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

San Jose Museum of Art, California
Images from a 2006-07 exhibition, "The Art of Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar"

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Terra Firma, 1991

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
Topsy-Turvy, 1999

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Snake Man, 1994

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Compton Nocturne, 1999

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Biographical info from the African American World section of the PBS website

Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Frieze Magazine
"Alison Saar: Strange Fruit Kiki Smith"

New York Foundation for the Arts
Interview with the artist

Video selection from EGG: the arts show

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