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Augusta Savage
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Augusta Savage
Born
Augusta Christine Fells

(1892-02-29)February 29, 1892
Died March 27, 1962(1962-03-27) (aged 70)
New York
Nationality American
Education Cooper Union, Académie de la Grande Chaumière
Known for Sculpture
Notable work
Gamin
W.E.B Dubois
Lift Every Voice and Sing
Movement Harlem Renaissance
Spouse(s) John T. Moore
James Savage
Robert L.Poston
Patron(s) Teachers from Florida A&M,
Julius Rosenwald Fund

Augusta Savage (born Augusta Christine Fells; February 29, 1892 – March 27, 1962) was an American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance. She was also a teacher whose studio was important to the careers of a generation of artists who would become nationally known. She worked for equal rights for African Americans in the arts.

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