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:

Image of Jacob Lawrence's "Panel 1: During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans," depicting a group of abstracted African-Americans in a train station, with a sign for Chicago on the left, New York in the middle and St. Louis on the right.

A black and white photograph of Jacob Lawrence with Jay Leyda, the assistant curator of film at MoMA, in Brooklyn in 1941, both talking and sitting on a staircase.Scanned spreads from the November 1941 issue of "Fortune" magazine featuring twenty-six panels from Lawrence's Migration Series.Image of Lawrence’s "Panel 6: The trains were packed continually with migrants," 1940-41, showing rows of African American people seated in what represents a train, coach, or bus.







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":
Screenshot of MoMA's interactive exhibition site, featuring a close-up image of Lawrence's "Panel 1: During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans," from 1940-41, with large text over it saying “One-Way Ticket” with the artist's name.















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.