ART Quote | African American Renowned Sculpture Artist, Augusta Savage

(1938) | Augusta Savage posing with her sculpture Realization, created as part of the Works Progress Administration’ Federal Art Project.
(1935-1947) | Image Taken of Augusta Savage, Photographer Unknown.

I have created nothing really beautiful, really lasting, but if I can inspire one of these youngsters to develop the talent I know they possess, then my monument will be in their work.

–Augusta Savage

About Augusta Savage

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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