Jacob Lawrence Rank
About Jacob Lawrence
American painter Jacob Lawrence established himself as one of America’s favorite artists when he published his 1941 60-panel painting titled “The Migration Series”. The work talked about the Great Migration. Lawrence, whose style is mostly described as “dynamic cubism”, depicted the life experiences of African-American in most of his arts. His works can be seen in many museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum of Modern Art.
He, together with his two siblings, were raised in a foster home. He had the opportunity to meet his mum at the age of 13. He got married to Gwendolyn Knight in 1941.
Lawrence had his training at the Harlem Community Art Center.
He was given the U.S. National Medal of Arts in 1990, and became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences five years later. He was the recipient of The Washington Medal of Merit in 1998.
His work titled “The Builders” was bought by the White House Historical Association for $2.5 million.
The American was trained by notable artists like Charles Alston and Augusta Savage.
Jacob Lawrence Rank
Jacob Lawrence photo gallery
Library of Congress
- Catalog: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004663191
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F.A.Q. about Jacob Lawrence
When is his birthday?
Jacob Lawrence's birthday is on September 7, 1917.
In how many days is his birthday?
Jacob's birthday is in 102 days
How old was Jacob when he died?
He was 82 years old.
When did he die?
He died in June 9, 2000.
How old would he be today?
Jacob Lawrence would be 104 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Jacob from?
He was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S..
Jacob Lawrence's Popularity
Jacob Lawrence was a famous American painter, who was born on September 7, 1917. As a person born on this date, Jacob Lawrence is listed in our database as the 45th most popular celebrity for the day (September 7) and the 35th most popular for the year (1917).
People born on September 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Jacob Lawrence is the 1558th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Jacob Lawrence's birthday, Jacob Lawrence is the 10582nd most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
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