Augusta Savage built an art community in Harlem, New York during the Harlem Renaissance. She opened an art school and taught artists such as Jacob Lawrence when he was a young boy.
Augusta Savage sculpted works of art that brought people together such as The Harp a choir of African Americans standing or lifted up by a hand.
The church has a long history, in the black community, as being a safe space for blacks to gather and worship.
Augusta Savage incorporated that sense of community in her sculpture titled The Harp.
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