Family Legacies: The Art of Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar. 2005. 1st ed., NF ..

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Family Legacies: The Art of Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar
Dallow, Jessica; Matilsky, Barbara C.; Saar-Cavanaugh, Tracye (essay)
University of Washington Press
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Notes: Near fine, 11" x 9" 4to, First Edition, paperback with stiff pictorial gate-fold wraps on black matte with red and white text on front and spine, minimal to no shelf wear, front cover including artworks (from left to right)of Lezley Saar's Elizabeth Keckley: Mrs. Lincholn's Seamstress (2002), Betye Saar's Ten Mojo Secrets (1972) and Alison Saar's, Sapphire (1985), back cover continuing (from left to right) Lezley Saar's Geneva Saar Agutsson - Labeled Autistic (1988), Alison Saar's Inheritance (2003) and Betye Saar's Letter from Home: Wish You Were Here (1972). Inside gate-folds are red and white include title, short biographies of the artists, contributors and descriptons of front and back covers, sharp tips, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. [viii], xii, [2], 58, [110], [130], 131, [132pp.]. Includes Foreword by Gerald D. Bolas, Acknowledgements and Essays by Jessica Dallow and Barbara C. Matilsky, another Essay by Tracye Saar-Cavanaugh, Biographies and Bibliographies, Checklist, Lenders to Exhibition and Photography Credits. Family Legacies celebrates the legendary art of the Saar Family (Betye and daughters, Lezley and Alison) which explores how the African-American women artists change ideas about gender, race and ethnicity while challenging social issue such as identity, sexuality, the female body and more. The three artists compliment each other with their phenomenal approach by incorporating mixed media, sculpture and overall assemblage. A gift-worthy book celebrating the empowering art of this family of remarkable African-American women. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.