Looking to add a new artist to your home art collection? I would highly suggest Jacob Lawrence be added as soon as possible. Known for his modern art depictions of everyday African American Art, Lawrence is a must-have for any African American art collector. Here are a few of my favorite pieces from his body of work. Be sure to add some of his pieces to your home and share images with us on social media using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle
Jacob Lawrence Pieces We Adore
We adore this piece from his Migration collection. Such a telling image of the story of the great migration.
We love this piece showcasing shoemakers. There is a long history of African American artisans in both the fashion and design community.
This piece focusing on the builders is one of my favorites as I come from a family of brickmasons and home design lovers.
There is a true art to taking care of high quality clothes and these women are showcasing just that. Love the contrast of dark and light in this piece as well.
We adore how this piece highlights the vibrant African-American communities of the major cities in american.
My husband works in education so this piece has a special place in my heart. Perfect piece to add to the home of a teacher.
I adore the vibrant color in this piece and love how it showcases the tradition of card playing in the African American culture.
Also adore this piece from the Migration Series. A great addition to the home of any southern transplant.
This library room piece is so dear to my heart as an avid book collector, this is the perfect piece for anyone who loves the art of a great story.
This piece is truly vibrant and I love the use of blue colors as the. So many stories being told throughout the various vignettes.
Nothing like memories with your family and this piece is a perfect gift for young family to add to their home.
Family dinner is such a big deal in the south and I love seeing this tradition being transferred into the homes of Harlem.
I love the styling of traditional furniture mixed with the modern art in this display of love.
A good tailor is a must and I love how this piece showcase this artisan work. A great piece to add to a walk in closet or the home of a fashion lover.
The simple happiness and joy of the children displayed in this piece is sheer perfection. A great piece to add to a nursery or a daycare.
As a music lover, you can’t go wrong with musical art in your home. This is a great piece to add a media room or office.1