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Art during this time, in a forms, was very important because it was a way for the African American society to express themselves and their thoughts and emotions.

Born 2/29/1892, sculptor Augusta Savage fought poverty, racism and sexism to become a prominent figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Her extraordinary talent opened many doors that led to her becoming one of the most influential black teachers of her time and a strong voice for civil rights for blacks.

Sculptor Augusta Savage A gifted sculptor, Florida-born Augusta Savage fought poverty, racism and sexism to become.

This compelling sculpture, titled 'Lift Every Voice and Sing,' was designed by Harlem Renaissance artist Augusta Savage for the 1939 World's Fair. It stood 16 feet tall. A temporary installation, it was unfortunately destroyed after the close of the fair.

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" sculpture designed by Harlem Renaissance artist Augusta Savage for 1939 World's Fair. As a temporary installation it was destroyed at close of fair.

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Impact of the 1920’s

Archibald Motley, Nightlife, 1943 From the Art Institute of Chicago: “ Chicago painter Archibald Motley represented the vibrancy of African American culture in his work, frequently portraying young,.

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The women of the Gay Harlem Renaissance

American blues singer Gladys Bentley - poses with bandleader Willie Bryant - outside the Apollo Theater where posters advertise a performance by Bryant & his band, New York, New York, April (Photo by Frank Driggs Collection/Getty IMages) (Harlem

It's About Time: From New Orleans to the Harlem Renaissance - Archibald John Motley, Jr 1891-1981

Archibald Motley - Archibald John Motley, Jr (American Harlem Renaissance painter, Bronzeville at Night 1949

Esther Popel, poet of the Harlem Renaissance and first known female black graduate of Dickinson

Esther Popel, poet of the Harlem Renaissance and first known female African American graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA.

"Loïs Mailou Jones painting in her Paris studio" (1905 - 1998, American artist who painted and influenced others during the Harlem Renaissance and beyond)

Loïs Mailou Jones painting in her Paris studio, 1937 or with kitten supervising from her shoulder (Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

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