SAAR, Alison

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Description

Slo' Pickin' Blues
1988
oil on wood guitar back
18 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in
Born in 1956, Alison Saar is a renown Los Angeles-based artist working largely with sculpture, mixed media, and installation. Much like her mother, the acclaimed artist Betye Saar born in 1936, Alisons work explores her experience as a Black female living in America, while also touching upon various influences such as Latin American, Caribbean, and Native American. Slo Pickin Blues, which is painted on the back of a guitar.

Creator

SAAR, Alison
United States, b. 1956

Source

Gift of Robert and Mary Looker

Identifier

1998.6

Collection

Citation

SAAR, Alison and United States, b. 1956, “SAAR, Alison,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed October 4, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/10805.