WONDER #2961: Who Was Jacob Lawrence?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder is mostly about…

  1. Artist Gwendolyn Knight and her work.
  2. Artist Augusta Savage and her work.
  3. Artist Charles Alston and his work.
  4. Artist Jacob Lawrence and his work.

Question 2 of 3

Jacob Lawrence’s career took off because…

  1. A New York City gallery showed his work.
  2. He was teaching at a North Carolina university.
  3. His wife introduced him to famous people.
  4. He was commissioned to paint a portrait.

Question 3 of 3

Which statement about “The Migration of the Negro” is a fact?

  1. It was a series of art panels by Jacob Lawrence.
  2. It showed Black history scenes.
  3. It was about the movement of Black people from the Jim Crow south.
  4. All of the above.

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