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JACOB LAWRENCE:
3 SERIES OF PRINTS

HIROSHIMA
GENESIS
TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE

GENESIS
HIROSHIMA
TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE
+ 5 Addittional Works

From the Collection of Alitash Kebede

Exhibition Essay by Peter Nesbett
 Editor  "Jacob Lawrence: The Complete Prints (1963-2000) A Catalogue Raisonne

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JACOB LAWRENCE:
3 SERIES OF PRINTS

GENESIS
TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE
HIROSHIMA

From the Collection of Alitash Kebede


Jacob Lawrence with Master Printer, Lou Stovall,
signing TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE Series

The exhibition features 31 graphic works by Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) done between 1983 -1997. Included are his Hiroshima Series of 8 prints, the Genesis Series of 8 prints, 10 prints from the Toussaint L'Ouverture Series, and 5 other of Lawrence's most significant prints. Also included are text panels with an introductory exhibition essay, a chronology, and photos of the artist.

The exhibition inlcudes an essay about Lawrence and his printmaking by Peter Nesbett. Nesbett is the Editor of  Jacob Lawrence: The Complete Prints (1963-2000) / The Catalogue Raisonne. The works come from the collection of Alitash Kebede of Los Angeles, CA. The exhibition and museum tour are organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions of  Los Angeles, CA.


Since his first published print in 1963 Jacob Lawrence has produced a body of prints that is both highly dramatic and intensely personal. In his graphic work, as in his paintings, Lawrence has turned to the lessons of history and to his own experience. From depictions of civil rights confrontations to scenes of daily life, these images present a vision of a common struggle toward unity and equality, a universal struggle deeply seated in the depths of the human consciousness. 

Lawrence was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in 1917 and passed his formative years in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood. In the mid - 1930s he took art classes sponsored by the College Art Association and the WPA, at the Harlem Community Art Center and, following a two-year scholarship to the American Artists School worked in the easel division of the Federal Art Project. In 1941, Lawrence became the first African American artist included in the permanent collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where he had a one-man exhibition in 1944. He lived and worked in New York City, teaching at numerous schools and universities until 1971, when he accepted a full-time faculty appointment at the University of Washington in Seattle, from which he retired as professor emeritus in 1983.

Jacob Lawrence received numerous awards and honors, including the National Medal of Arts (1990), the NAACP Annual Great Black Artists Award (1988), and the Spingarn Medal (1970). His work has been the subject of several major retrospectives that have traveled nationally, originating in 1986 at Seattle Art Museum, in 1974 at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and in 1960 at the Brooklyn Museum.




Exhibition Facts

Contents          - 29 framed color prints
                           - 2 framed portfolio pages
                           - 2
Text panels & 1 photo mural 

Publications:    - A Color catalogue is available: 
                              Peter T. Nesbett, Jacob Lawrence:
                              The Complete  Prints  (1963-2000) /
                               A Catalogue Raisonne

                              (Seattle: Francine Seders Gallery, 2001).

Space Req:      150 - 200 running feet sq. feet 

Loan Fee:          U.S. - price on request
                             International - Please contact us 

Insurance:         Exhibitor responsible 

Shipping:           Exhibitor responsible 

Req:                    Appropriate security

Dates Avail:      2020 - 2022

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Exhibition Schedule

2021

January 1 - March 7
Mitchell Art Gallery
Annapolis, MD

February 1- December 31
OPEN


2022-2023

OPEN

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Previous Tour

2003

February 1 - March 31
The Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio University
Athens, OH

May 10 - July 13
The Arts and Science Center
Pine Bluff, AR

October 15 - December 15
NCCU Art Museum
Durham, NC

2004

January 1 - March 31
The Museum of Texas Tech
Lubbock, TX

September 1 - October 31
Baum Gallery, University Central Arkansas
Conway, AR

2005

February 1 - April 3

Appleton Museum of Art
Ocala, FL

August 15 - Sept 21
Fine Arts Ctr. Galleries
Bowling Green State University
Bolwing Green, OH

Oct 6 - Jan. 8, 2006
The Plains Art Museum
Fargo, North Dakota

2006

Jan 21 - March 19
Montgomery Museum of Art
Montgomery, Alabama

April 1- May 31
Wiregrass Museum of Art
Dothan, Alabama

August 19 - November 5
Hecksher Museum
Huntington, NY 11743

2007

Sept. 27 - Nov. 10
Juniata College Museum of Art
Huntingdon, PA

2019

February 1 - May 5
Daytona Beach Museum
of Art & Sciences

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