Jacob Lawrence, "New York in Transit I," 1998, silkscreen, edition of 50 with 5 AP, © 2015 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society, New York.
The SCAD Museum of Art, in collaboration with the Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, presents "History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence." This exhibition explores three major themes of Lawrence's larger oeuvre and specifically focuses on his graphic work. Lawrence's recording and recollection of African American and larger African diasporic histories are featured, as well as his vivid observations of the dynamic city life in his native Harlem, New York City.
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015-Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.
Daily admission to the museum is free for SCAD students, faculty and staff with a SCAD Card and museum members.
Discover Jacob Lawrence
A scholarly daylong symposium centered on the influence, scope and cultural impact of Lawrence's life's work will take place Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, from 9:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the SCAD Museum of Art theater.