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“My Father Almost Whipped All the Art Out Of Me”

Sculptor Augusta Savage overcame abuse and prejudice to craft a body of work that in large part, was not preserved

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I like to think of her as a little girl, bringing handfuls of wet clay up from a riverbank in Green Cove Springs, Florida where she was born Augusta Christine Fells at the end of the 19th…




If history was a Hollywood movie, the editing room floor would be littered with the stories of women clipped to make room for men’s stories. We are here to tell those stories.

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