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Posted on 02/02/2008


Photo taken on January  1, 1937




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1937
Woman
African American
Sculptress
New York World Fair


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Augusta Savage in her Studio

Augusta Savage in her Studio
[b.1882 - d.1962]

Prominent sculptor and educator, studied at Cooper Union in New York City and later in Paris.

She was commissioned by the New York World's Fair to create a sculpture celebrating African American music. Her harp-shaped interpretation of the Black anthem 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' symbolized the powerful struggle for freedom by African Americans.

'Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle.' by Phaidon

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