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Over the line : the art and life of Jacob Lawrence

Author: Peter T Nesbett; Michelle DuBois; Patricia Hills
Publisher: Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press in association with Jacob Lawrence Catalogue Raisonné Project, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays by eight distinguished art historians examine the ways in which Jacob Lawrence's art speaks so powerfully to different audiences. An extensive chronology is illustrated with family photos. 261 illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jacob Lawrence; Jacob Lawrence; Jacob Lawrence
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter T Nesbett; Michelle DuBois; Patricia Hills
ISBN: 029597964X 0295979658 9780295979649 9780295979656
OCLC Number: 44493332
Description: 285 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction / Peter T. Nesbett and Michelle Dubois --
Inside-outside, uptown-downtown: Jacob Lawrence and the aesthetic ethos of the Harlem working-class community / Leslie King-Hammond --
Education of Jacob Lawrence / Elizabeth Hutton Turner --
Critical context of Jacob Lawrence's early works, 1938-1952 / Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins --
Harmonizer of chaos: Jacob Lawrence at midcentury / Richard J. Powell --
Jacob Lawrence's paintings during the protest years of the 1960s / Patricia Hills. Structure of narrative: form and content in Jacob Lawrence's builders paintings, 1946-1998 / Lowery Stokes Sims --
Jacob Lawrence: modernism, race, and community / Paul J. Karlstrom --
Materials and techniques of Jacob Lawrence / Elizabeth Steele --
Identification of binding media and pigments in the paintings of Jacob Lawrence / Michael R. Schilling, Narayan Khandekar, Joy Keeney, and Herant P. Khanijan.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Peter T. Nesbett, Michelle DuBois ; essays by Patricia Hills [and others].

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Essays by eight distinguished art historians examine the ways in which Jacob Lawrence's art speaks so powerfully to different audiences. An extensive chronology is illustrated with family photos. 261 illustrations.

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