• Alison Saar

    2 years ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Snake Man Saar's work is personal, but so deeply informed by myth and history that its narratives become universal and inclusive. The eyes of her figures are generalized or turned inward, so the sculptures don't meet our gaze, yet their presence registers viscerally. In all their power and vulnerability, these women embody essential conditions of being-social, political, biological. They represent humanity, distilled. .
    From National Museum of Women in the Arts: Alison Saar creates artworks that frequently transform found objects to reflect themes of cultural and social identity, history...
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