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Alison Saar

Born, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Alison Saar,  contributed work to the major exhibition Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, which was curated by Barbara Thompson, curator of African, Oceanic, and Native American Collections at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. The exhibition was originated by Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire and exhibited there April 1 - August 10, 2008 before touring to venues in Wellesley, Massachusetts and San Diego, California. Saar’s work was reproduced in the substantial catalogue accompanying the exhibition. 

The exhibition also featured contributions by the following artists: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Renée Cox, Angéle Etoundi Essamba, Lalla Assia Essaydi, Emile Guebehi, Senzeni Marasela, Nandipha Mntambo, Zanele Muholi, Hassan Musa, Wangechi Mutu, Ingrid Mwangi/Robert Hutter - IngridMwangiRobertHutter Collective, Magdalene Odundo, Etiyé Dimma Poulsen, Joyce J. Scott, Berni Searle, Fazal Sheikh, Malick Sidibé, Penny Siopsis, Maud Sulter, Sokari Douglas Camp, Kara Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, and Carla Williams.

Related items

click to show details of Black Art and Culture in the 20th Century

»  Black Art and Culture in the 20th Century

Book relating to a publication, 1997

Related exhibitions

Related venues

»  Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America

»  Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

»  San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego, California, United States of America