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California State University, Dominguez Hills
University of Wisconsin, Parkside
Latest update: June 11, 2000
Faculty on the Site.
With considerable regret we announce the death of Jacob Lawrence on Friday, June 9, at his home in Seattle. He was 82. For complete story: see The New York Times.
We are pleased that we shared so much of his work together this semester.
See Jacob Lawrence Catalogue Raisonne Project Includes news on Lawrence's death and plans for cataloging and making available his works on line.
Dust to Dust (the Funeral) A Jacob Lawrence painting.
Eight Builders A Jacob Lawrence Work. Essay in Spanish on workers and globalization.
See also Florida State University Source of images Slow loading, but some excellent images.
See The New York Times, Saturday, June 10, 2000, article on his death. Excellent picture of him online.
The Painting, "Firewood # 55":National Museum of Americn Art Click on Search in the top menu. Search for Lawrence, Jacob. Click on the link to Jacob Lawrence that the search produces. Click on Works in the Collection by the Artist. Click on Firewood#55. Click on the image itself to view the enlarged image.
The Artchive Link to Lawrence for essays, suggested readings, and a few images. Comments on Firewood Summary of Class Discussion on Firewood. Jacob Lawrence’s Freedom Trail A classroom unit of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute