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ID: 500026666
 
Record Type: Person
Savage, Augusta (American sculptor, born 1892 or 1900, died 1962)

Note: Savage was an African-American sculptor who studied at the Pratt Institute and the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. She traveled to Paris in 1930 to further her studies. When she returned to New York she established the Savage Studio of Art and Crafts, which became a center for black intellectuals.

Names:
Savage, Augusta (preferred,V,index,LC)
Augusta Savage (V,display)
Savage, Augusta Christine Fells (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
writer
administrator

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Florida (United States) (state)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  Lawrence, Gwendolyn Knight  
..................  (American painter, 1914-2005) [500123536]
teacher of ....  Lewis, Norman Wilfred  
..................  (American painter, 1909-1979) [500060084]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Savage, Augusta (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, born 1892 or 1900, died 1962) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(artist, 1892-1962) ..... [GRL]
(African American sculptor, 1892-1962) ..... [Grove Art]
(American sculptor, 1900-1962) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
Augusta Savage ........ [Grove Art, VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Savage, Augusta ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 90652040
................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
Savage, Augusta Christine Fells ........ [Grove Art]
..............................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 83-85
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 83-85
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