ARTbreak Talk: Jacob Lawrence's Legend of John Brown

Dates: Tue Feb 25, 20

Time: 12:00pm

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One of the many gems in the KIA collection is the 22 print
series titled Legend of John Brown by the most important 20th
century African American artist. KIA docent Jim Carter examines Lawrence's remarkable visual storytelling abilities.

Pictured: Jacob Lawrence, Legend of John Brown #17: John Brown remained a full winter in Canada, drilling negroes for his coming raid on Harper's Ferry, 1977, color screenprint. Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Gift of an anonymous donor.

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