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Selma Burke was a renowned African-American sculptor who created the portrait of FDR on the Roosevelt Dime. Her sculpture of Mary McLeod Bethune in Bennett College’s permanent collection was used as a prompt to explore and interact with the life, legacy, and artworks of this incredible artist.
In collaboration with students at Bennett College
Link to Artist Website
curation; education; sculpture
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Carlin, Adam, "Tomorrow and Tomorrow: The Legacy of Selma Burke" (2016). The Legacy of Selma Burke. 1.