Gallery exhibition
Alison Saar
Silt, Soot and Smut
Installation photography<br>
Alison Saar: Silt, Soot and Smut
Installation photography<br>
Alison Saar: Silt, Soot and Smut
Installation photography<br>
Alison Saar: Silt, Soot and Smut
Installation photography<br>
Alison Saar: Silt, Soot and Smut
Installation photography<br>
Alison Saar: Silt, Soot and Smut
Installation photography<br>
Alison Saar: Silt, Soot and Smut
Installation photography<br>
Alison Saar: Silt, Soot and Smut
Installation photography<br>
Alison Saar: Silt, Soot and Smut
Alison Saar<br>
Hades D.W.P., 2016<br>
etched glass jars, water, dye, wood, cloth and ink transfer, electronics, found ladles and cups<br>
30 x 50 x 16 in. (76.2 x 127 x 40.6 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Breach (large figure on raft), 2016 / wood, ceiling tin, found trunks, washtubs and misc objects / 148 x 51 x 40 in. (375.9 x 129.5 x 101.6 cm)
Alison Saar / Breach, 2016 / charcoal, chalk and acrylic on found steamer trunk drawer / 29 1/5 x 15 1/2 x 4 in. (74.2 x 39.4 x 10.2 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Sleufoot Slide, 2015 / acrylic, gesso and charcoal on found sugar sacks and linens / 53 x 26 1/2 in. (134.6 x 67.3 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Acheron, 2016 / charcoal and chalk on found trunk drawer and sugar sacks / 30 x 6 x 4 in. (76.2 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Lethe, 2016 / charcoal and acrylic on found trunk drawer / 19 x 10 x 4 in. (48.3 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Quagmire Quiver, 2015 / acrylic, gesso and charcol on found and dyed denim, sugar sacks and linens / 47 x 24 in. (119.4 x 61 cm)
Alison Saar / Sootfoot Sally, 2016 / soot, ash, charcoal, acrylic on found steamer trunk drawer and sugar sacks / 36 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 4 in. (92.7 x 49.5 x 10.2 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Black Bottom Stomp, 2015 / acrylic, gesso and charcoal on found and dyed denim, sugar sacks and linens / 53 x 26 in. (134.6 x 66 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Hooch n' Hoochie Coochie, 2016 / wood, acrylic, ash, tar and wax and found ceramic jug / 25 x 8 x 8 in. (63.5 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Alison Saar / Darktown Strut, 2015 / acrylic, gesso and charcoal on found sugar sacks and linens / 53 x 26 1/2 in. (134.6 x 67.3 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Silttown Shimmy (red dancer sculpture with silt), 2016 / wood, ceiling tin, enamel paint, tar and silt / 28 x 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (71.1 x 21.6 x 14 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Silttown Shimmy, 2015 / acrylic on found sugar sacks and linens / 50 x 25 in. (127 x 63.5 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Juke Joint Djinn, 2016 / wood, acrylic, ash, tar and wax and found ceramic jug / 30 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (76.2 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Backwater Boogie, 2015 / acrylic, gesso and charcoal on found sugar sacks and linens / 50 x 27 in. (127 x 68.6 cm)
Alison Saar / Muddy Water Mambo, 2015 / acrylic, gesso and charcoal on found and dyed denim, sugar sacks and linens / 50 x 25 in. (127 x 63.5 cm)
Alison Saar / Jitterbug Djinn, 2016 / wood, acrylic, ash, tar and wax and found ceramic jug / 35 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (90.2 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Swampside Shag, 2015 / acrylic, gesso and charcoal on found and dyed denim, sugar sacks and linens / 48 x 27 in. (121.9 x 68.6 cm)
Alison Saar / Deluge, 2016 / wood, ceiling tin wire and cast iron / 66 x 30 x 30 in. (167.6 x 76.2 x 76.2 cm) / Private collection
Alison Saar / Deluge, 2016 / acrylic, gesso and charcoal on found and dyed denim, sugar sacks and linens / 48 x 25 in. (121.9 x 63.5 cm)
Alison Saar / Mississippi Mama, 2015 / acrylic, gesso and charcoal on found and dyed denim, sugar sacks and linens / 51 x 25 in. (129.5 x 63.5 cm)
Alison Saar / Silted Brow, 2016 / wood, acrylic, tar, silt / 7 1/4 x 27 x 7 1/2 in. (18.4 x 68.6 x 19.1 cm) / Private collection
25 May 2016 - 1 Jul 2016

artist profile

press release


Selected article

Knight, Christopher. "Review: Alison Saar traces diasporas in the exceptional 'Silt, Soot and Smut' at L.A. Louver Gallery,"
Los Angeles Times, 17 Jun 2016.
full article, PDF | latimes.com


Online catalogue with images and music, as well as a video on Saar produced by her husband and digital media artist, Tom Leeser

Catalog
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