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Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series Lawrence, Jacob; Bunch, Lonnie G.; Phillips Collection and Turner, Elizabeth Hutton

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[FIRST EDITION] Washington, DC: Rappahannock Press / The Phillips Collection, 1993. Hardcover in pictorial dust jacket. 172, (3) pages illustrated with 56 b/w & 60 color plates. Essays by Lonnie G. Bunch III and Spencer R. Crew, Patricia Hills, Elizabeth Steele and Susana M. Halpine, Jeffrey C. Stewart, Diane Tepfer and Deborah Willis. Chronology by Stephen Bennett Phillips. Very good overall condition; no owner marking, NOT EX-LIBRARY. (ab). Bookseller Inventory # C1P-RR1-07P

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Title: Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series ...

Binding: Oct 01, 1993

Book Condition:Collectible; Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Reproduces sixty full-color paintings, completed in 1941 by one of the most famous black artists of the twentieth century, depicting the migration of blacks from the rural South to the urban North after World War II, with scholarly commentary.

About the Author:

Leah Dickerman is a Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Elsa Smithgall is a Curator at The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

Elizabeth Alexander is a poet, essayist, playwright, and professor in the Department of African American Studies at Yale University, CT. Alexander wrote and presented the inaugural poem at President Barak Obama's first inauguration ceremony in January 2009.

Rita Dove is the Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia, a former U.S. Poet Laureate (1993-1995), and a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1987).

Nikky Finney is the John H. Bennett, Jr. Chair in Southern Letters and Literature at the University of South Carolina. She is also the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry (2011).

Terrance Hayes is a Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University, PA and the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry (2010). In 2014 Terrance was awarded a MacArthur genius award.

Tyehimba Jess is an Assistant Professor of English at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York.

Yusef Komunyakaa is a Global Distinguished Professor of English at New York University and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1994).

Jodi Roberts is a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA.

Patricia Spears Jones is a New York City-based poet. Her work was included in The Best American Poetry 2000, edited by Rita Dove.

Natasha Trethewey is the U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-present), and the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University, GA. She is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (2007).

Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon is an Associate Professor at Cornell University, NY. She is also the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry (2009).

Crystal Williams is the Associate Vice President and Chief Diversity Office and Professor of the English Department at Bates College, ME.

Kevin Young is the Atticus Haygood Professor of English and Curator of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Collection at Emory University. He is the winner of the PEN/Open Book award (2013) and Finalist for the National Book Award (2003).

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