Maryland Collects Jacob Lawrence

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Date(s) - Saturday, January 6, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture


September 9, 2017 Through January 7, 2018
Over 50 prints by Jacob Lawrence from personal collections in and around Maryland. Lawrence, one of the best known artists of the 20th century, was a painter, storyteller and educator who is renowned for his portrayals of African American life, especially in Harlem. His prints reflect the vivid colors and simplicity of form seen in his earlier paintings. Jacob Lawrence is one of the best known painters of the 20th century.