Oral history interview with Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lawren98
Creators:
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000
Knight, Gwendolyn
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1998 November 18
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
82 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight conducted 1998 November 18, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in the artists' home in Seatle, Washington.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) was a painter and educator in Seattle, Washington and New York, New York. Gwendolyn Knight (1914-2005) was the wife of Lawrence, as well as an artist, herself and lived in New York, New York and Seattle Washington.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
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