Lezley Saar’s Melancholic Poetics of Identity

Hyperallergic, July 1, 2017.  Lezley Saar explores the ambiguities  of being neither black nor white, male nor female. For decades Saar has looked behind the veil of superficial appearance, to explore the emotional conflict underlying mistaken identity from the perspective of a biracial woman who looks white – but feels black. Gender Renaissance at Walter Maciel Gallery extends her critique of identity politics into an exploration of transgender.



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