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Is You Is or Is You Ain't - Alison  Saar prints

Is You Is or Is You Ain't

By Alison Saar

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Is You Is or Is You Ain't - Alison  Saar print

Alison Saar
2017

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Date: 2017

Medium: intaglio

Edition size: 50

Image size: 13 x 9 inches

Sheet size: 13 x 9 inches

Condition: pristine

Signature: signed

Price: $1250 (excl. taxes)

Description:

Alison Saar carefully considers the physicality, conceptuality, and the history of the materials she chooses to work with. For this piece, Saar chose a flecked Chiri kozo paper. After the portrait was printed, the paper was treated with coats of shellac to achieve a stained quality. During the process of creating this print, Alison Saar said, “Is You Is or Is You Ain’t is about being racially ambiguous and gender fluid, so I was thinking of the paper being skin-like and translucent as an important component of the piece.”

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