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Artist Talk: Vanessa German & Alison Saar

July 8 @ 1:00 pm

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Artist Talk Vanessa German & Alison Saar

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Concept Gallery is excited to host Alison Saar and Vanessa German in conversation discussing the dimensional ecosystems of their practices.
Alison Saar is a Los Angeles, California based sculptor, mixed-media, and installation artist. Her artwork focuses on the African diaspora and black female identity and is influenced by African, Caribbean, and Latin American folk art and spirituality.

Vanessa German is a Los Angeles-raised, now Pittsburgh-based artist, poet and community activist. Though self-taught, her work is extremely savvy with just the right blend of artistic and political considerations. Her visually engaging and thought provoking

Although German’s works share affinities with Alison and Betye Saar, as well as with Nick Caveas all of these artists create elaborate sculptures with found materials that examine the African diaspora, black identity, race and power, German also examines folk arts’ relationship to spirituality in addition to drawing from personal experiences and observations.- Art Now LA


July 8, 2020
1:00 pm
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