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Podcast Episode 58: Augusta Savage



Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! In this episode, I'm discussing Augusta Savage. She was a sculptor, educator, and racial equality advocate!


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Cover Image:


Augusta Savage Sculpting

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons




Augusta Savage with her sculpture

Photograph by Andrew Herman, c. 1938

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
















Gamin

ca. 1929

Smithsonian American Art Museum

















Lift Every Voice and Sing (The Harp)

1939

Fair Use via Wikimedia Commons













 

Sources


https://americanart.si.edu/artist/augusta-savage-4269


https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/30/us/augusta-savage-black-woman-artist-harlem-renaissance.html


https://www.biography.com/artist/augusta-savage


https://www.npr.org/2019/07/15/740459875/sculptor-augusta-savage-said-her-legacy-was-the-work-of-her-students


https://mymodernmet.com/augusta-savage/


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_Savage


https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/may/08/augusta-savage-black-artist-new-york





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