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Jun. 29, 2022

Remembering Scripps’ Iconic Professor Emerita of Art History, Dr. Samella Lewis

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Dec. 9, 2021

Myriam J.A. Chancy to Join Alison Saar ’78 for Reading and Conversation in Support of Haiti Earthquake Relief

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Nov. 18, 2021

In the Media: Pasadena Star-News Reviews Concurrent Exhibitions by Alison Saar ’78

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June 29, 2022

Remembering Scripps’ Iconic Professor Emerita of Art History, Dr. Samella Lewis

An art historian, curator, and celebrated visual artist, Lewis devoted her life to spotlighting other Black creatives.

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December 9, 2021

Myriam J.A. Chancy to Join Alison Saar ’78 for Reading and Conversation in Support of Haiti Earthquake Relief

On December 18, LA Louver and Beyond Baroque will host Myriam J.A. Chancy, Hartley Burr Alexander Chair in the Humanities, and Alison Saar ’78 for a reading and conversation. Chancy will read from her recent novel, What Storm, What Thunder.

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November 18, 2021

In the Media: Pasadena Star-News Reviews Concurrent Exhibitions by Alison Saar ’78

The Pasadena Star-News reviewed sculptor and printmaker Alison Saar ’78’s exhibition Alison Saar: of Aether and Earthe, on display concurrently at both the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena and the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College.

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September 10, 2021

In the Media: Alison Saar ’78 Part of First Artists Cohort for Destination Crenshaw, Los Angeles Wave Reports

Alison Saar ’78 is part of the first cohort of artists selected to create art for the Destination Crenshaw development, per the Los Angeles Wave. The project is reportedly the largest public-private commission initiative undertaken by and for Black artists.

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July 29, 2021

In the Media: Los Angeles Times Reviews Alison Saar ’78’s Exhibition “Of Aether and Earth”

The Los Angeles Times reviewed “Of Aether and Earth,” an exhibition of work by Alison Saar ’78 currently on view at both the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena and the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College.

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May 25, 2021

In the Media: Benton Art Museum Features Works by Alison Saar ’78, Claremont Courier Reports

Two works by renowned sculptor and printmaker Alison Saar ’78, a statue titled “Imbue” and an installation titled “Of Aether and Earth,” are on display at the new Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, the Claremont Courier reports.

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January 13, 2021

Alison Saar ’78’s Sculpture Featured in Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art’s New Online Exhibition

Alison Saar ’78’s sculpture Inheritance (2009) will be featured in the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art’s upcoming virtual exhibition, which highlights selections from the museum’s permanent contemporary art collection.

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November 10, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Interviews Alison Saar ’78

Alison Saar ’78, whose upcoming exhibitions will take place in Claremont and Pasadena when pandemic guidelines allow, discussed her work, creative process, and recent benefit print for Black Lives Matter with the New York Times.

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September 8, 2020

In the Media: Meher McArthur Previews Alison Saar ’78’s Upcoming Exhibitions for KCET

Meher McArthur, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, previewed three of Alison Saar ’78’s upcoming Los Angeles-area exhibitions for KCET. McArthur described Saar as “an unstoppable force in the world of art.”

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September 3, 2020

Alison Saar Returns Home with Scripps Presents and Gallery Exhibition

Perhaps you can go home again, after all: Scripps celebrates the return of alumna Alison Saar ’78, renowned sculptor and printmaker, this fall in Mirror, Mirror, The Prints of Alison Saar, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Saar, who unflinchingly confronts race and gender with a mix of bitter humor and tenderness, doesn’t confine her prints to paper.

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