Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Trailblazers in Black History: Augusta Savage

This video was published on YouTube on January 14, 2009. 

Augusta Savage, born Augusta Christine Fells (February 29, 1892 March 26, 1962) was an African-American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance. She was also a teacher and her studio was important to the careers of a rising generation of artists who would become nationally known. She worked for equal rights for African Americans in the arts. 

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