If you weren't able to make a trip to MoMA last week to catch the Jacob Lawrence exhibition before it closed, we have good news for you: the VRC just uploaded more than 30 images from the exhibition catalog, Jacob Lawrence: the Migration series, to MDID. Here are a few snippets:
You can also click on the image below to visit MoMA's interactive exhibition site for "One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series and Other Works":
IMAGES (L to R): "Panel 1: During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans," 1940-41. Casein tempera on hardboard, 18 x 12 inches. The Phillips Collection; Anonymous. "Lawrence with Jay Leyda, assistant curator of film at The Modern of Modern Art, in Brooklyn," 1941. Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library (New York, New York, USA); Spreads from the November 1941 issue of "Fortune" magazine featuring twenty-six panels from Lawrence's Migration Series, 1941. Photo by John Wronn; "Panel 6: The trains were packed continually with migrants," 1940-41. Casein tempera on hardboard, 18 x 12 inches. MoMA.