Jacob Lawrence was born Sept. 7, 1917, in Atlantic City, N.J. “...best known for his series of narrative paintings depicting important moments in African American history. ... Lawrence began painting in series format in the late 1930s ... on the lives of the abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and John Brown,” and others. (Read more at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/arts/lawrence.html)

Jacob Lawrence- Influential African American artist known for his "Migration" series

Jacob Lawrence Harriet Tubman Series

Art: The Migration Series By Jacob Lawrence

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'Harriet Tubman Series no. 7', 1940 - Jacob Lawrence

African American artist Jacob Lawrence and wife, fellow artist Gwendolyn Knight. Lawrence referred to his style as “dynamic cubism”, though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.

Jacob Lawrence (September 7, 1917 – June 9, 2000) was an American painter; he was married to fellow artist Gwendolyn Knight. Lawrence referred to his style as "dynamic cubism", though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.[1] Lawrence is among the best-known 20th century African American painters, a distinction shared with Romare Bearden

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The Builders, by - Jacob Lawrence. http://www.artsology.com/gfx/jacob_lawrence_builders.jpg

Jacob Lawrence

"Home Chores" by Jacob Lawrence

JACOB LAWRENCE / Harriet Tubman 1.

The Great Migration by Jacob Lawrence (found in the NY Times) is a series of paintings depicting African Americans moving from the rural South to the prosperous and unwelcoming North.

Jacob Lawrence from the Migration Series http://www.questgarden.com/53/94/3/070727091139/process.htm

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Painting by ~ Jacob Lawrence http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/all/pool_parlor_jacob_lawrence/objectview_enlarge.aspx?page=152=0=asc=watercolor=151=0=0=1=0=210008264=1

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter

The Photographer 1942. Jacob Lawrence / This painting is one of thirty that Lawrence made between 1942 and 1943 on the theme of everyday life in Harlem that he called "observations of the human condition."

Jacob Lawrence - Colby College Museum of Art

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