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Struggle #2

© Jacob Lawrence

Struggle #2

1965

Jacob Lawrence

American, 1917 - 2000

Ink and gouache on paper
22 1/4 x 30 3/4 in. (56.52 x 78.11 cm)
Gift of anonymous donors in honor of the museum's 50th year
84.101
Provenance: Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, New York, July 2, 1984
© Jacob Lawrence
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistoryLittle Rock, Arkansas, Arkansas Art Center, Annual Collectors Show, Dec. 4, 1981 - Jan. 3, 1982.

College Park, Pennsylvania, Paul Robeson Cultural Center, Pennsylvania State University, Romare Bearden And Jacob Lawrence, Apr. 4 - 30, 1982.

Pomona, New Jersey, Stockton State College, Jacob Lawrence: An Exhibition Of His Works, Feb. 5 - 25, 1983. Reproduced on cover.

Hempstead, New York, Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Celebrating Contemporary Black American Artists, Mar. 13 - May 1, 1983.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Recent Modern Acquisitions, Aug. 27 - Oct.18, 1987.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Views And Visions In The Pacific Northwest, June 6 - Sept. 2, 1990.

Katonah, New York, Katonah Museum of Art, In Good Conscience: The Radical Tradition In 20th Century American Illustration, Aug.16, 1992 - Sept. 27, 1992 (Hanover, New Hampshire, Hood Museum at Dartmouth College, Oct. 17 - Dec. 26, 1992; Montgomery, Alabama, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Jan. 10 - Feb. 21, 1993).

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Five Installations on the Fourth Floor: Horses, June 26, 1997.

Seattle, Washington, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Jacob Lawrence: Painting Life, July 2 - Sept. 27, 1998.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, The Art of Protest, Apr. 27, 2000 - Jan. 21, 2001.

Washington, D.C., The Phillip’s Collection, Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence, May 27 - Aug. 19, 2001 (New York, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Nov. 8 - Feb. 3, 2002; Detroit, Michigan, The Detroit Institute of arts, Feb. 24 - May 19, 2002; Los Angeles, California, June 16 - Sept. 8, 2002; Houston, Texas, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Oct. 5, 2002 - Jan. 5, 2003; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Feb. 6 - May 4, 2003). Text by Peter T. Nesbett and Michelle DuBois. No cat. no., pp. 184-185, reproduced fig. 78.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Freeing the Figure, Nov. 5, 2009 - Nov. 28, 2010.
Published ReferencesHalper, Vicki. "Acquisitions," in the Seattle Art Museum Calendar, November 1984

Harkins Wheat, Ellen. "Jacob Lawrence and the Legacy of Harlem," in Archives of American Art Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1986, p. 23, illus. (republished in AAAJ, Vol. 30, No. 1/4, A Retrospective Selection of Articles, 1990, p. 124)

Johns, Barbara. "Modern Art from the Pacific Northwest in the Collection of the Seattle Art Museum." Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1990, no. 17, p. 21

Kangas, Matthew, "Relocations: Selected Art Essays and Interviews", 2008, p. 115

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