AUGUSTA SAVAGE: BLACK WOMEN ARTISTS AND INSTITUTION BUILDING DURING THE 'NEW NEGRO MOVEMENT'
01/26/2020, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Earnestine Jenkins, Professor of Art History, University of Memphis
Augusta Savage, a Black woman artist, confronted issues specific to race, gender, and exclusion. Her focus on the representation of Blacks and African American culture expanded creative possibilities for the segregated art world.
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Augusta Savage, Gwendolyn Knight, 1934-35, recast 2001; Bronze; Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art