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

press release


Alison Saar Listening Party

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 7pm
Alison Saar discusses the influence of the 1927 Mississippi flood on her current exhibition Silt, Soot and Smut and hosts a listening party of jazz and blues music from that era.
The event is free, but space is limited.
Please RSVP to (310) 822-4955 or rsvp@lalouver.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


artist profile
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