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Savage, Augusta 1892-1962

Overview
Works: 49 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 1,347 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Picture books  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Posters 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NB237.S286, 730.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Augusta Savage
In her hands : the story of sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A biography of African American sculptor Augusta Savage, who overcame many obstacles as a young woman to become a premier female sculptor of the Harlem Renaissance. Includes an afterword about Savage's adult life and works, plus photographs"--Provided by publisher
Augusta Savage and the art schools of Harlem( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibition of the work of Negro artists( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gamin by Augusta Savage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

with Marian Anderson by Augusta Savage( )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comprises 2 items, 1 letter from George W. Lattimore
Sculptor Augusta Savage : her art, progressive influences, and African-American representation by Denise Ellaine Hinnant( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

During the 1920s Augusta Christine Fells Savage (1892-1962) initiated a career as a progressive realistic sculptor committed to transforming Black and American visual culture. This study explores Augusta Savage's highly successful artistic career in Harlem, New York, during this period. As one of the few Black femme students at the Cooper Union in New York, during this time, Savage became involved with emerging African-American political identities. Her commissions to sculpt the portraits of W.E.B. Du Bois in 1922 and Marcus Josiah Garvey in 1923, provide examples of the skillful and precise treatment that Savage brought to bust-length portraiture. These works showcased icons of Africa-American history to communities that extended beyond the United States. Alter completing her studies at Cooper Union, Savage made the most of opportunities to study privately. Her stylistically-diverse group of progressive teachers were not only cultivating early American sculptural modernism, but were also experimenting with new forms of ethnic representation and themes taken from their political activism During the same period, Savage undertook an innovative expansion into dramatic, and beautifully introspective, Black subject malter
James Weldon Johnson portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of author, poet, civil rights activist, lyricist, and consul James Weldon Johnson. Numerous individual portraits including views of a bust of Johnson, as well as one of him with a young boy. Also includes a view of Johnson's brother and sister-in-law, J. Rosamond and Nora E., and Chauncey Hooper at Johnson's Funeral. Quarter length portraits are available
Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material by Augusta Savage( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jump at the sun African American painters in the realist tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This curriculum kit contains materials that should enable you and your students to: learn about the history of African American realist painting -- understand how racism and prejudice effected African American artists and their careers -- learn in depth about the Africa American artists -- view examples of other realist works painted by African Americans -- create a painting based on the style and painting technique of Jacob Lawrence"--Teacher's guide
The pugilist by Augusta Savage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

First annual exhibition, Salon of Contemporary Negro Art : June 8th to 22nd, 1939, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m by Augusta Savage Studios( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gamin by Augusta Savage( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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In her hands : the story of sculptor Augusta Savage
Alternative Names
Augusta Christine Savage US-amerikanische Bildhauerin und Kmpferin gegen Rassismus

Augusta Savage scultrice statunitense

Languages
English (38)

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Jump at the sun African American painters in the realist tradition