Artist Analysis - Portraits

Augusta Savage

A leading artist during the Harlem Renaissance as an activist and arts educator. Her work “The Harp” was inspired by the black national anthem “lift ever voice and sing” for the 1939 New York worlds fair. 

Thomas J Price

A Black London bases artist, Price’s work focuses on representation and perception “in society and art” . He creates bust of black and brown people, giving brown folks a way to speak with close month, meaning his work is about body language and subtle facial expressions, as he puts it a way to suggesting a “state of mind.”

kirrikoo_pineapple

Kirrikoo is a dope expressive sculptor, comIng from Congo and now living in France. his work is experimental, fragmented but his understanding of the human face and their expression, the way their faces move are captures in his busts or particles of faces.

Althea Bennett