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Augusta Savage
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Artist
    (February 29, 1892-March 26, 1962)
    Born in Green Cove Springs, Florida
    Died in New York
    Sculptor
    Works included 'Gamin' and 'Lift Every Voice and Sing'
    Part of the Harlem Renaissance
    She was born on Leap Day.
    Her father considered her childhood clay sculptures sacrilegious.
    She married thrice, with 2 husbands dying shortly after marriage.
    In 1923, she was rejected from a French summer art program just because she was black.
    Her work 'The Harp' was displayed during the 1939 World's Fair in New York City.
    She created busts of African-American leaders such as Marcus Garvey, Frederick Douglass and W.E.B. Du Bois.
    She fought for Civil Rights, and dedicated her life to teaching gifted younger artists.

Credit: Black Chic


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