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Weatherspoon Art Museum

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500 Tate Street
Greensboro, NC 27402 United States
336-334-5770 https://weatherspoonart.org/

November 2019

Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

November 2, 2019 - February 23, 2020
Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate Street
Greensboro, NC 27402 United States
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Alison Saar is known not only for her powerful sculptures—she is also a master of the art of printmaking. In both forms, she employs a personal vocabulary informed by history, race, and mythology. Her influences range from ancient Europe, Africa, and American folk art. She is especially drawn to the Kouros, an ancient Greek sculptural form of a man in the diametric pose of stillness and movement. Saar’s works narrate stories of the African American experience, moving effortlessly from the…

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