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The Harn’s collections and exhibitions focus on African, Asian, modern and contemporary art, and photography with significant representation of Ancient American and oceanic art, as well as a growing collection of natural history works on paper.
This exhibition provides a comprehensive overview of influential American artist Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000). Lawrence was primarily concerned with the narration of African American experiences and histories. His acute observations of community life, work, struggle and emancipation during his lifetime were rendered alongside vividly imagined chronicles of the past. The past and present in his work are intrinsically linked, providing insight into the social, economic and political realities that continue to impact and shape contemporary society today.