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Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 ~ Expressionist painter



Jacob Lawrence is one of the most prominent and revered American artists of the twentieth century. This exhibition includes seventeen panels from Lawrence’s renowned sixty-panel Migration Series, portraying the flight of more than six million African Americans from the impoverished communities in the rural South to the industrial cities of the North.
Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter
Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter
The panels depict themes of migration including movement, family, labor, segregation, struggle, and hope. An American epic told through vivid patterns and colors, The Migration Series is a masterpiece of narrative painting, the first work produced on this subject. Capturing racial ruptures of the day, Lawrence chronicles the quest of people in search of greater economic and social justice.
Following its installation at the Whitney, the exhibition will travel to the Mississippi Museum of Art and will reunite with the remaining thirteen panels at The Phillips Collection for a culminating exhibition.
Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter.

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter.

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter.

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter.