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Collection Summary: 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 Note: 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.
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.
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Also in the Archives
- Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers, 1945-2005
- Jacob Lawrence papers [microfilm], 1937-1992
- Oral history interview with Jacob Lawrence, 1968 October 26
- Oral history interviews with Jacob Lawrence, 1982 July 20-Aug. 4
- Image and Media Gallery items from other collections related to Lawrence, Jacob