Augusta Savage: Black Women Artists and Institution Building during the 'New Negro Movement'

01/26/2020, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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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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