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Tag Archives: Green Cove Springs

New Acquisition: Augusta Savage, Gamin

Aug

13

Gamin was created early in her career, around 1930, and won her a scholarship to study in Europe. The title Gamin refers to a French word meaning…

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#16 Augusta Savage – Diving Boy

Aug

30

“It gives me courage to do things I’m scared of.” – Isabella, age 10

“This is the piece of artwork that I always seek out when my spirit needs lifting. It is often said that one’s attraction to a particular artwork has to do with your life’s experiences – ‘The Diving Boy’ reminds me of when my sons were young – they would step from the bath tub waiting for me to wrap them in a towel – the connection has nothing to do with diving, but the love and warmth of a mother’s love for her young sons.” – anonymous

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Happy Birthday, Augusta Savage!

Feb

28

One of our great African American female artists represented in The Cummer’s collection is Augusta Savage. You may have seen her work when visiting the current Cummer Legacy exhibit, but did you know that she is a native of northeast Florida?

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