Dallas Museum of Art Celebrates the Work of Jacob Lawrence

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DALLAS, TX.- For the first time in nearly 25 years, the Dallas Museum of Art presents the work of one of America’s leading modern figurative painters, Jacob Lawrence (September 7, 1917–June 9, 2000), in a new exhibition, “Jacob Lawrence: The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture”. Opening on December 6 in the DMA’s Focus Gallery II, the exhibition will showcase a series of fifteen dramatic and colorful silkscreen prints based on a series of forty-one paintings entitled “The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture”, Lawrence’s first multi-part narrative series, which was completed in 1938. Rarely exhibited together, the prints, on loan from the Curtis E. Ransom