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Family legacies : the art of Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar

Author: Jessica DallowBetye SaarLezley SaarAlison SaarBarbara C MatilskyAll authors
Publisher: Chapel Hill : Ackland Art Museum, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Family Legacies celebrates the remarkable art of Betye Saar and her daughters, Lezley and Alison Saar. It explores the sharing of artistic and spiritual traditions within a family and shows how to generations of women use art to express changing ideas about gender, race, and ethnicity. The formal and thematic parallels in this family's work reveal a fascinating glimpse into their creative dynamic. Each artist's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Betye Saar; Lezley Saar; Alison Saar; Alison Saar; Betye Saar; Lezley Saar
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Dallow; Betye Saar; Lezley Saar; Alison Saar; Barbara C Matilsky; Tracye Saar-Cavanaugh; Ackland Art Museum.
ISBN: 029598564X 9780295985640
OCLC Number: 60664401
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Ackland Art Museum, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, December 18, 2005, to March 26, 2006, and other institutions.
Description: xii, 131 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / Gerald D. Bolas. --
Acknowledgments / Jessica Dallow and Barbara C. Matilsky. --
A family business / Tracye Saar-Cavanaugh. --
The art of creating a legacy / Jessica Dallow. --
Object, spirit, nature: transformation in the art of Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar / Barbara C. Matilsky.
Responsibility: Jessica Dallow & Barbara V. Matilsky ; with an essay by Tracye Saar-Cavanaugh.
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