October 12, 2014

MODERN ART & DESIGN AUCTION

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Lot 149: Alison Saar

Lot 149: Alison Saar

Rose Tattoo

1991
Wood, tar, tin, copper
Signed, titled, and dated; retains partial Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden exhibition label; retains Jan Baum Gallery label
28" x 26" x 12"
Together with photocopy of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden exhibition brochure
Exhibited: "Alison Saar: Sculptural Portraits, Wallworks and Artists's Books," Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, January 18-March 14, 1993; "Myth, Magic and Ritual: Figurative Works by Alison Saar," Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Center for the Arts, Reading, February 2-March 7, 1993; "Directions--Alison Saar," Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC, April 1-June 27, 1993 "In the Black," Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, December 1994-February 26, 1995
Illustrated: Lawrence, Sidney. Directions - Alison Saar. Exhibition Catalogue. Washington, DC: Hirshhorn, 1993. cover.

Literature: Heartney, Eleanor. Myth, Magic and Ritual: Figurative Works by Alison Saar. Exhibition Catalogue. Reading: Center for the Arts, 1993. np; Fox, Marilyn J. "Albright Show Looks at 'Outsider' Art." Reading Eagle [Reading] 28 February 1993. Arts section.
Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Price Realized: $15,000
Inventory Id: 16149

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