Feb 19, 2008 - Sale 2136

Sale 2136 - Lot 235A

Price Realized: $ 2,940
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
LEZLEY SAAR (1953 - )
Albino from Kiémon, Côte d'Ivoire.

Acrylic on printed fabric, mounted in a decorative frame, 2001. 762x480 mm; 30x19 inches. Signed and dated in ink, verso.

One of Betye Saar's 2 artist daughters, Lezley Saar is a figurative artist who incorporates issues of identity and race within works of portraiture and body art. Her multi-media works frequently incorporate assemblage, sculpture and works on paper. In 1999, she had a solo exhibition at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO, and has work included in many museum exhibitions internationally.