Wall of eight linocuts of figures, each performing different tasks, i.e. playing the saxophone, the drums, leaning on a trumpet, dancing with a partner, lighting a cigarette, etc. Warm yellows and blues, splashes of white and red, and strategic shadows create a nostalgic, noir feel.

Alison Saar: Copacetic

Saar pays tribute to the African American artists of the Harlem Renaissance through panoramic scenes of imagined dancers, singers, musicians and patrons enjoying Harlem’s heyday of the 1930-40s.