Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center presents solo exhibition of Jacob Lawrence’s …

Stanford students are the first scholars to study and present some of the works that have never been on public display.

Courtesy Cantor Arts Center
'Poster Design ... Whitney Exhibition' (1974) by Jacob Lawrence

Poster Design … Whitney Exhibition (1974)

One of the largest collections of works by American artist Jacob Lawrence (1917–2000) in any museum belongs to the Cantor Arts Center, and it goes on view for the first time April 1. Lawrence is an acclaimed figurative painter of the 20th century and a leading voice in the artistic portrayal of the African American experience.

Promised Land: Jacob Lawrence at the Cantor, A Gift from the Kayden Family will be on view through Aug. 3. It is the first Bay Area solo exhibition of Lawrence’s work since 1993. The works from the Kayden family gift have

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