No 290 Augusta Savage

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“From the time I can first recall the rain falling on the red clay in Florida, I wanted to make things. When my brothers and sisters were making mud pies, I would be making ducks and chickens with the mud.” Augusta Savage, an African-American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance who died March 26, 1962.

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2 Responses to No 290 Augusta Savage

  1. Mama Zig Zag says:

    I love Augusta Savage and appreciate your post; however, that isn’t a direct quote from the artist. That is a fictional quote made by the author of a children’s chapter book, imagining the story of Augusta Savage’s life. Here is a quote by the sculptor:
    “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

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