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Augusta Savage Biography
Short biography from The American Women's Almanac: 500 Years of Making History.
Augusta Savage. This work is in the Public Domain.
The Black Woman Artist Who Crafted a Life She Was Told She Could Not Have
2021. New York Times. To get free access to article, go to https://libguides.westvalley.edu/nytimes and follow instructions on how to subscribe.
At the dawn of the Harlem Renaissance, Augusta Savage fought racism to earn acclaim as a sculptor, showing her work alongside de Kooning and Dalí. But the path she forged is also her legacy.
Augusta Savage, a renowned sculptor and civil rights activist
New York Amsterdam News, Dec. 2013.
Augusta Savage: the extraordinary story of the trailblazing artist
2019. The Guardian Newspaper.
Sculptor Augusta Savage Said Her Legacy Was The Work Of Her Students
4 min. Radio Program, Morning Edition, NPR. 2019.
Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman
2019 Exhibition of the New York Historical Society.
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