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JACOB LAWRENCE
3 SERIES OF PRINTS

HIROSHIMA
GENESIS
TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE

GENESIS
HIROSHIMA
TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE
+ 5 Additional Works

From the Collections of
Dr. & Mrs. Leon Banks & Alitash Kebede


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

- Facts - Schedule - Contact -List of Works -

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JACOB LAWRENCE
3 SERIES OF PRINTS

GENESIS
TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE
HIROSHIMA

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

This 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 includes an essay examining Lawrence and his printmaking by Peter Nesbett, 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, Los Angeles, CA.

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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.
 

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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.
 

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Exhibition Facts

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

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

                              

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:      2021 - 2025

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Current Exhibition Schedule

As of 07/15/21

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

2020

September 8 - December 18
Mitchell Art Gallery
Annapolis, MD

2021

May 29 - September 5
Arlington Museum of Art
Arlington, TX

Oct. 8, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Loveland Museum
Loveland, CO

2022

January 15 - March 13
Daytona Beach MOAS
Daytona Beach, FL

April 1 - December 31
OPEN

2023

January 1 - January 15
OPEN

February 17 - May 14
St. Mary's College
Museum of Art
Moraga, CA

June 7 - October 7
OPEN

November 1 - December 31
Customs House Museum
Clarksville, TN

2024

January 21 - May 7
Gadsden Arts Center
Quincy, FL

June 1 - August 31
Wichita Art Museum
Wichita, KS

October 1- January 5, 2025
Fenimore Art Museum
Cooperstown, NY

2025

February 1 - August 4
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Winchester, VA

September 1 - December 31
Albany Institute of History and Art
Albany, NY

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