Happy Birthday Augusta Savage
Happy (belated) Birthday Augusta Savage, born February 29, 1892! Augusta Savage was an American sculptress, teacher, and activist associated with the Harlem Renaissance. I just learned of her recently and hope you enjoy learning more about her life and art too. Early Life Augusta Savage was born Augusta Christine Fells…
Happy Birthday Victorine Meurent
Happy Birthday Victorine Meurent, born February 18, 1844! I learned about Meurent when I recently researched for the Manet blog this past month. With her birthday coming up this weekend, I thought it would be a good opportunity to share what I learned about this artist and muse. Early Life…
Happy Birthday Edouard Manet
Happy Birthday to Edouard Manet, born January 23th 1832! Edouard Manet (not to be confused with his friend Claude Monet) was considered the Father of Modernism as his style bridged the transition from realism to impressionism. Self Portrait with Palette, Edouard Manet, 1879 The Spanish Singer, Edouard Manet, 1860 Early…
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