Lezley Saar: Salon Des Refusés
Lezley Saar is a 64-year-old L.A. painter and daughter of legendary Black Arts Movement artist Betye Saar. Throughout Saar’s work, the autobiographical becomes otherworldly. Pairing varying shades of skin color with surrealist symbolism and old-fashioned dress, she places herself and the reality of her identity into a different time — a time that, as she explains it, conveys a certain truth. Read more about her here.