Jacob Lawrence

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Richard J. Powell, Norma Broude
Random House Incorporated, 1992 - Art - 24 pages
Briefly describes Lawrence's life and career, shows thirteen of his major paintings, and includes comments on their composition.

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Richard J. Powell, author, editor and art history professor, earned a Ph. D. at Yale University. He is currently the department chair of Art History at Duke University. He specializes in American and African American Art. He wrote Black Art and Culture in the 20th Century, a comprehensive look at African American art forms, and edited Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance. In addition, he was co-curator of an exhibit organized by the Addison Gallery of America Art and the Studio Museum in Harlem. A catalog of the exhibit was published under the name To Conserve a Legacy: American Art from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Norma Broude, Professor of Art History at American University, is author of "Impressionism, a Feminist Reading: The Gendering of Art, Science, and Nature in the 19th Century "(1991), among other books. Mary D. Garrard is Professor Emerita of Art History at American University and author of "Artemisia Gentileschi around 1622: The Shaping and Reshaping of an Artistic Identity "(California, 2001), among other publications. Broude and Garrard are also the editors of "The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, Power and Impact "(1994).

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