Jacob Lawrence

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Jacob Lawrence: The Toussaint L’Ouverture Series

<i>The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts</i> (detail), 1938. Jacob Lawrence …

The Phillips Collection

Jacob Lawrence on the Great Migration<p>Explore the lasting cultural, political, and societal impact of the Great Migration through the life and work of …

Jacob Lawrence - Artists

<i>Flight No. 1 (aka Walking in the Rain),</i> 1967<br>Gouache on paper<br>17 3/4 x 9 inches (image); 19 1/8 x 10 1/4 inches (paper)<p><i>Untitled (Crawling Cat),</i> c. …

The Arts

One Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series

Jacob Lawrence: Exploring Stories

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence Biography<p>Painter, Academic(1917–2000)<p>499<p>SHARES<p>Jacob Lawrence was an American painter, and the most widely acclaimed African-American …

Painting The 'Epic Drama' Of The Great Migration: The Work Of Jacob Lawrence

There's no historical marker outside Jacob Lawrence's childhood home in New York City's Harlem neighborhood.<p>But Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has an idea of what it might say: "Here lived one of the 20th century's most influential visual …

Black History

This Week in Cultural Clicks: Jacob Lawrence, Audra McDonald Vs. Indiana’s religious-freedom law, and Rockaway Taco

<i>Each week, the editors of Goings On share online happenings that caught their eye.</i><p><b>Art</b><p>“And the migrants kept coming.” So concludes one of the great works of twentieth-century American art, Jacob Lawrence’s “Migration Series.” In sixty tersely exquisite realist paintings and as many succinct lines of …

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Jacob Lawrence Migration Series at MOMA

<i>One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series and Other Works</i> is an exhibition of the 60 tempera paintings of Lawrence's epic cycle about the mass movement of African Americans from the agrarian rural South to the industrial urban North in the early 20th C. The cycle, jointly owned by the …

University of Washington

Jacob Lawrence

Jake Makes a World: Jacob Lawrence, A Young Artist in Harlem

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and the Legacy of Jim Crow | MoMA LIVE

Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression, the life and work of the African American Artist on DVD

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series (*long version*)

Jacob Lawrence and the Making of the Migration Series

Black Lives Matter in Jacob Lawrence's 'Migration Series' at MoMA

The painter's groundbreaking works trace the journey of African Americans out of the Jim Crow South.<p>Jacob Lawrence was a painter, but he was also a storyteller of the first order. In his 1941 masterwork, “Migration Series,” Lawrence (1917-2000) unspools one of the foundational narratives of the …