One of the reasons that I enjoy this journey so much occurred this morning, when I found a statue by an artist I have already written about that then led me to a new topic. In this instance, the statue was by the African American sculptor, Augusta Savage and the statue was this one: The reason … Continue reading The Hidden Gaze
A while ago I shared an amazing sculpture by Augusta Savage, that has been long lost. The Dangerous Minds website has written an extensive piece on this incredibly talented, but long forgotten artist. So worth taking the time to read this. http://dangerousminds.net/comments/the_beautiful_lost_sculptures_of_augusta_savage
https://timeline.com/the-most-important-black-woman-sculptor-of-the-20th-century-deserves-more-recognition-af0ed7084bb1#.9khacnts8 Third entry for Black History Month:Augusta Savage. What a glorious find, but a tragedy so much of her work is missing. This work is truly stunning!