Jacob Lawrence, American Scenes, American Struggles

Discusses a series of paintings that chronicle African American history and shows how Lawrence could create a biographical portrait. Includes such works as "The Great Migration" series. Includes engaging activities and close-up details of Laurence's works that entice children to enjoy art and create their own projects.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Artist Biography
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
Printmaking
TRC format: 
Book