JACOB LAWRENCE, “The Swearing In,” 1977 (silkscreen). | Gift of Dr. Herbert J. Kayden and Family in memory of Dr. Gabrielle H. Reem, 2013.110. © 2015 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

JACOB LAWRENCE, “The Swearing In,” 1977 (silkscreen). | Gift of Dr. Herbert J. Kayden and Family in memory of Dr. Gabrielle H. Reem, 2013.110. © 2015 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

African American artist Jacob Lawrence and wife, fellow artist Gwendolyn Knight. Lawrence referred to his style as “dynamic cubism”, though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.

African American artist Jacob Lawrence and wife, fellow artist Gwendolyn Knight. Lawrence referred to his style as “dynamic cubism”, though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.

Zulu in Leopard Costume, 1853. South Africa. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Ross Family Fund Gift, 2006 (2006.591).

Zulu in Leopard Costume, 1853. South Africa. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Ross Family Fund Gift, 2006 (2006.591).

Romare Bearden: Family, 1986 http://www.flickr.com/photos/americanartmuseum/4405957637/in/set-72157623860986239/

Romare Bearden: Family, 1986 http://www.flickr.com/photos/americanartmuseum/4405957637/in/set-72157623860986239/

Horace Pippin - "Lady of the Lake" - 1937... "a self taught artist from West Chester, PA, who started making art at the age of 37...."

Horace Pippin - "Lady of the Lake" - 1937... "a self taught artist from West Chester, PA, who started making art at the age of 37...."

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