Jacob Lawrence (American, Modernism, 1917-2000): The Swearing In No. 1, 1977. Gouache on paper, 18 x 28 inches (45.72 x 71.12 cm). DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY © The Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.
“For me, a painting should have three things: universality, clarity, and strength.” (Jacob Lawrence)
“Promised Land: Jacob Lawrence at the Cantor, A Gift from the Kayden Family”
April 1 – August 3, 2015
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, California
“One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Works”
April 3 – September 7, 2015
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY