Jacob Lawrence was an American painter; he was married to fellow artist Gwendolyn Knight. Lawrence referred to his style as "dynamic cubism", though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.
"The Great Migration Series" Panel no. "In many places, because of the war, food had doubled in price" by American artist Jacob Lawrence Casein tempera on hardboard, 18 x 12 in. via the Phillips Collection
Andrea Andersson is the Visual Arts Curator of the Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, the multi-disciplinary arts center dedicated to the presentation, production and promotion of work by living artists. See her favorite exhibits this season: