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[African-American Sculptor, born in 1956]
Alison Saar Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los AngelesArt Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Whitney 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
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
PBSArticles and Reference Sites:
Biographical info from the African American World section of the PBS website
Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum) Multimedia:
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
"Alison Saar: Strange Fruit Kiki Smith"
New York Foundation for the Arts
Interview with the artist
Video selection from EGG: the arts show