A Century of Jacob Lawrence

A Century of Jacob Lawrence

calligraphy teacher “The Card Game” (1953), by Jacob Lawrence. Credit SCAD Museum of Art; 2017 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Jacob Lawrence may be best known for his Great Migration series of paintings, depicting the movement northward of millions of black Americans from the South in the […]

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South Street Seaport Museum Gets City Funds to Restore Lightship

South Street Seaport Museum Gets City Funds to Restore Lightship

Calligraphy Photo The lightship Ambrose at South Street Seaport in 2003. “For millions of immigrants, Ambrose was the literal light of liberty,” said Jonathan Boulware, executive director of the museum. Credit Joyce Dopkeen/The New York Times After years of financial turbulence, and significant damage from Hurricane Sandy, the South Street Seaport Museum has received another […]

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