Black sculptor’s defiance on display at Dixon Gallery and Gardens

By Updated: March 14, 2020 4:05 AM CT | Published: March 14, 2020 4:05 AM CT

Art history professor Earnestine Jenkins describes Augusta Savage’s sculptures as a form of resistance to the way black subjects were represented in the last century.

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