The Migration Series, Panel no. 43: In a few sections of the South leaders of both Black and White communities met to discuss ways of making the South a good place to live.

Departing from a segregated Jim Crow South, this panel expresses the level of desperation of the South to hold on to its residents and labor force during a time of mass migration Northward. Five black and white figures are depicted in a meeting space, a white man in the front leaning on a table apparently leading the discussion. Lawrence uses a frame within a frame technique, perhaps trying to mimic photography, a new and innovative medium during the first half of the 20th century.
SKU: 64039
Creator: Jacob Lawrence
Date: between 1940 and 1941
Original Medium: Casein tempera on hardboard
Original Size: 12 x 18 in.
Location: The Phillips Collection
© 2016 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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