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245 00 Jacob Lawrence :|bthe Migration series /|cLeah Dickerman 
       and Elsa Smithgall ; with contributions by Elizabeth 
       Alexander, Rita Dove, Nikky Finney, Terrance Hayes, 
       Tyehimba Jess, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jodi Roberts, Patricia 
       Spears Jones, Natasha Trethewey, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon,
       Crystal Williams, and Kevin Young. 
246 3  Migration series 
264  1 New York :|bThe Museum of Modern Art ;|aWashington, D.C. :
       |bThe Phillips Collection,|c2015. 
264  4 |c©2015. 
300    191 pages :|billustrations (chiefly color), portraits ;
       |c32 cm. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent. 
336    still image|bsti|2rdacontent. 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia. 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier. 
500    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Fighting blues / Leah Dickerman -- One series, two places 
       / Elsa Smithgall -- The migration series, panels 1-60 / 
       with notes by Jodi Roberts -- The migration series poetry 
       suite / introduction by Elizabeth Alexander -- Poems / 
       Yusef Komunyakaa ; Crystal Williams ; Nikky Finney ; 
       Terrance Hayes ; Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon ; Tyehimba Jess 
       ; Rita Dove ; Natasha Trethewey ; Patricia Spears Jones ; 
       Kevin Young. 
520    In 1941, Jacob Lawrence, then just 23 years old, completed
       a series of 60 small tempera paintings with text captions 
       about the Great Migration, the mass movement of black 
       Americans from the rural South to the urban North that 
       began in 1915-16. Within months of its making, the 
       Migration Series was divided between The Museum of Modern 
       Art (even-numbered panels) and the Phillips Memorial 
       Gallery (odd-numbered panels). The work has since become a
       landmark in the history of African American art, a 
       monument in the collections of both institutions and a 
       crucial example of the way in which history painting was 
       radically reimagined in the modern era. In 2015 and 2016, 
       the panels will be reunited in exhibitions at The Museum 
       of Modern Art and at The Phillips Collection. This 
       catalogue grounds Lawrence's Migration Series in the 
       cultural and political debates that shaped the young 
       artist's work and highlights its continued resonance for 
       artists and writers today. An essay by Leah Dickerman 
       situates the series within contemporary discussions about 
       black history and an artist's social responsibilities in 
       the late 1930s and early 1940s. Elsa Smithgall traces the 
       acquisition and exhibition history of the Migration 
       Series. Short commentaries on each panel explore 
       Lawrence's career and technique, and the social history of
       the Migration. The catalogue also debuts ten poems 
       commissioned from acclaimed poets that respond to the 
       Migration Series. Elizabeth Alexander, honored as the poet
       at President Obama's first inauguration, introduces the 
       section. 
600 10 Lawrence, Jacob,|d1917-2000.|tMigration series
       |vExhibitions. 
600 10 Lawrence, Jacob,|d1917-2000|vExhibitions. 
650  0 African Americans in art|vExhibitions. 
650  0 Rural-urban migration in art|vExhibitions. 
650  0 Narrative painting, American|y20th century|vExhibitions. 
655  0 Exhibitions. 
700 1  Dickerman, Leah,|d1964-|eauthor. 
700 1  Smithgall, Elsa,|eauthor. 
700 1  Alexander, Elizabeth,|d1962- 
700 12 Lawrence, Jacob,|d1917-2000.|tWorks.|kSelections. 
710 2  Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),|ehost institution. 
710 2  Phillips Collection,|ehost institution. 
740 0  One-way ticket, Jacob Lawrence's Migration series and 
       other works. 
740 0  People on the move, beauty and struggle in Jacob 
       Lawrence's Migration series. 
856 4  |zInhaltsverzeichnis|uhttp://swbplus.bsz-bw.de/
       bsz42930658Xinh.htm 
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  759.13 JAC    AVAILABLE