Collection Spotlight: Builders No. 3, Jacob Lawrence

Title: Builders No. 3
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917–2000)
Nationality: American
Date: 1974
Medium: color screenprint
Credit: Gift of Paul S. D'Amato, LS 1985.3.2. © Jacob Lawrence/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jacob Lawrence is considered one of the most influential African American painters and printmakers of the 20th century. At the age of thirteen, Lawrence moved from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to New York City, where he began attending art classes sponsored by the Works Progress Administration, and later at the the Harlem Art Workshop and […]