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Found 2 collections related to African Americans in art

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Douglas, Aaron
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 308
.4 linear feet
Born in Topeka, Kansas in 1898, Aaron Douglas became the most celebrated artist-illustrator to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance. He attended the University of Nebraska (F.B.A.), Columbia University Teachers College (M.A.) and l'Academie... more
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 731
.5 linear feet (1/2 archival box; 1 flat box)
Augusta Savage (1892-1962) was a Harlem Renaissance sculptor and the first director of the Harlem Community Art Center. Arriving in New York in 1921, Savage graduated from Cooper Union and received fellowships to study in France. Her works include... more