Friday, February 18
10:00 a.m. PT
Speakers: Alison Saar, Artist
Ranging from immersive assemblages of sculptural objects and figures to printed works on paper, Alison Saar’s art is found in collections and exhibitions around the world. In this lecture, she explores the themes of race, gender, and identity found in her work. Challenging cultural stereotypes, Saar presents views that are resistive, empowering, meditative, and always honoring her ancestors.
Don’t miss seeing why the art of contemporary artist Alison Saar is found in the collections and exhibitions of public and private institutions around the world.
Reserve your spot for the online guest lecture by clicking on this link. All participants will be sent the Zoom link and instructions via email once you secure your place. Space is limited.
This lecture is presented as a part of the Guest Lecture Series, which focuses on works of art on view in the Museum as well as topics of interest in the broader art world. Lectures are followed by docent-led virtual tours.
Sponsored by The San Diego Museum of Art Docent Council.
Featured: Alison Saar, Mirror Mirror: Mulatta Seeking Inner Negress II (detail), 2015. Ink and colors on paper. Museum purchase with funds provided by the African and Pacific Arts Council, 2017.37.