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Jacob Lawrence : the migration series

Author: Jacob Lawrence; Elizabeth Hutton Turner; Lonnie G Bunch; Phillips Collection.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Rappahannock Press, in association with the Phillips Collection ; [Emeryville, CA] : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Publishers Group West, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Through a series of paintings, Jacob Lawrence illustrates the mass exodus of African-Americans who moved to the North in search for a better life. Lawrence's parents were among those who migrated between 1916-1919, considered the first wave of the migration. The Great Migration was the largest movement of black people since slavery removed Africans to the Americas. The paintings are accompanied by captions that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Jacob Lawrence; Jacob Lawrence; Jacob Lawrence; Jacob Lawrence; Jacob Lawrence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Lawrence; Elizabeth Hutton Turner; Lonnie G Bunch; Phillips Collection.
ISBN: 0963612905 9780963612908 0963612913 9780963612915
OCLC Number: 27936372
Notes: Exhibition catalog. Exhibition itinerary: the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., September 23, 1993-January 9, 1994; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 28-March 20, 1994; Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, April 19-June 12, 1994; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, July 10-September 4, 1994; Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, September 30-November 27, 1994; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, January 11, 1994-April 11, 1995.
Description: 172 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 x 26 cm
Contents: New Negroes, migration, and cultural exchange / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
A historian's eye : Jacob Lawrence, historical reality, and the Migration series / Lonnie G. Bunch III and Spencer R. Crew --
The Schomburg Collection : a rich resource for Jacob Lawrence / Deborah Willis --
(Un)Locke(ing) Jacob Lawrence's Migration series / Jeffrey C. Stewart --
The Migration series --
Edith Gregor Halpert : impresario of Jacob Lawrence's Migration series / Diane Tepfer --
Jacob Lawrence's Migration series : weavings of pictures and texts / Patricia Hills --
Precision and spontaneity : Jacob Lawrence's materials and techniques / Elizabeth Steele and Susana M. Halpine --
Chronology : Jacob Lawrence and the Migration series / Stephen Bennett Phillips.
Other Titles: Migration series
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Hutton Turner ; introductory essay by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; essays by Lonnie G. Bunch III [and others].

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This volume reproduces Lawrence's epic, a 60-panel series of paintings depicting the post-World War I migration of African Americans from the rural South to the industrial North. The book features  Read more...

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