Jacob Lawrence: The Man and His Art

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Jacob Lawrence: The Man and His Art

  • 1972 ----- b & w ----- 12 min ----- 16mm
  • For more than three decades the works of the American Black painter Jacob Lawrence have been accorded the highest accolades. Among his numerous honors are Guggenheim and Rosenwald Fellowships, the Norman Harris medal of the Art Institute of Chicago and grants from the Academy of Arts and Letters and the Washington States Arts Commission. Documents Lawrence's art and philosophy as revealed by the paintings themselves--from the Harlem series of 1940 to the present. Portrays Lawrence as artist, teacher and man. (Release of University of Washington Press)
  • Topics: (American Ethnic Studies: Afro-American, Artists, Pacific Northwest)