The American Struggle is now in Seattle, where the painter spent his final decades.
A recent visitor to the Metropolitan Museum’s current Jacob Lawrence exhibition knew of an artwork by Lawrence in a neighbor’s collection that he suspected might belong to the Struggle series.
A historical scene from the Chesapeake-Leopard affair (the 1807 incident that led to the War of 1812), the painting is headed for auction on April 5.
SCAD commemorates the centennial of the artist’s birth with a landmark group exhibition, on view through February 4, 2018.
Amid the big, blue chip baubles, there are flickers of truly powerful and personal work at the latest edition of the vast Armory Show art fair.
Occasionally, we are forced to venture beyond Brooklyn to see art.
The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling, which opened this past weekend in Harlem, says its target audience is kids between ages three and eight, but art lovers of any age will likely find it worth a visit.
I am only one generation removed from the history of African American migrants who, between 1917 and 1970, travelled North seeking economic opportunity, education, and respite from the strictures of Jim Crow South.
Works from the private art collection of renowned poet and author Maya Angelou will soon go on public display.
Spring, 1968. All my students were black, and I wasn’t. Jacob Lawrence, who was teaching a course down the hall from me at Pratt Institute, was a famous artist and a real teacher; I wasn’t either of those things.
This morning, the White House lifted its ban on cameras and photography during public tours, which signals the first time in over 40 years that images by photographers without official credentials will emerge from the famous rooms of the US president’s residence.
With America Is Hard to See, the exhibition inaugurating its luminous new Renzo Piano building, the Whitney has reclaimed its role among the city’s museums as the engine of the new.