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JACOB LAWRENCE:

THE TRUMPET SOUNDS WITHIN MY SOUL

(in development with WETA)

  Self Portrait  (1977) by Jacob Lawrence

Self Portrait (1977) by Jacob Lawrence

A feature documentary about the life and art of twentieth century African American artist Jacob Lawrence produced and written by Daniel Allentuck in partnership with WETA, Washington, D.C. 

One of the most admired and original American painters of 20th century, “Lawrence brought an historian’s eye to his subject matter, achieving a synthesis of content and insight, inspiration and analysis, that endowed his best work with an ideographic validity that set him apart …His insistence on seeing race and work and the urban experience, social protest and aspirations both common and heroic, through the bifocal lens of the particular and the universal, constitutes his great legacy.” [David Levering Lewis]

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