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Group IX/SUW, The Swan, No. 1, Hilma af Klint

Group IX/SUW, The Swan, No. 1

Hilma af Klint, 1915
Anthill, Marianne von Werefkin

Anthill

Marianne von Werefkin, 1916
Bird in Motion, Fortunato Depero

Bird in Motion

Fortunato Depero, 1916
New York, Albert Gleizes

New York

Albert Gleizes, 1916
Spanish Dancer, Albert Gleizes

Spanish Dancer

Albert Gleizes, 1916
Fantastic night, Marianne von Werefkin

Fantastic night

Marianne von Werefkin, 1917
Le Muillard, Élisabeth Chaplin

Le Muillard

Élisabeth Chaplin, c. 1920
And We See, Nicholas Roerich

And We See

Nicholas Roerich, 1922
Decoration, Mainie Jellett

Decoration

Mainie Jellett, 1923
Padma Sambhava, Nicholas Roerich

Padma Sambhava

Nicholas Roerich, 1924
Serpent of Wisdom, Nicholas Roerich

Serpent of Wisdom

Nicholas Roerich, 1924
Power of the Caves, Nicholas Roerich

Power of the Caves

Nicholas Roerich, 1925
Proun 99, El Lissitzky

Proun 99

El Lissitzky, 1923-1925
Tidings of the Eagle, Nicholas Roerich

Tidings of the Eagle

Nicholas Roerich, 1927
Cavalli, Giorgio de Chirico

Cavalli

Giorgio de Chirico, 1930
Elijah the Prophet, Nicholas Roerich

Elijah the Prophet

Nicholas Roerich, 1931
Saint Panteleimon the Healer, Nicholas Roerich

Saint Panteleimon the Healer

Nicholas Roerich, 1931
Issa and the Skull of the Giant, Nicholas Roerich

Issa and the Skull of the Giant

Nicholas Roerich, 1932
Kuan-yin, Nicholas Roerich

Kuan-yin

Nicholas Roerich, 1933
Santiniketan, Nandalal Bose

Santiniketan

Nandalal Bose, 1933
Tibet, Himalayas, Nicholas Roerich

Tibet, Himalayas

Nicholas Roerich, 1933
Zvenigorod, Nicholas Roerich

Zvenigorod

Nicholas Roerich, 1933
From Beyond, Nicholas Roerich

From Beyond

Nicholas Roerich, 1936
Allegorical Composition, Pavel Tchelitchew

Allegorical Composition

Pavel Tchelitchew, c. 1936-1937
Bull Handler Haripura, Nandalal Bose

Bull Handler Haripura

Nandalal Bose, 1937
Esraj Player, Nandalal Bose

Esraj Player

Nandalal Bose, 1937
Blind Singer, William H. Johnson

Blind Singer

William H. Johnson, 1940
Migration Series No.1: During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.1: During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.2: The war had caused a labor shortage in northern industry. Citizens of foreign countries were returning to their native lands, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.2: The war had caused a labor shortage in northern industry. Citizens of foreign countries were returning to their native lands

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.3:  From every southern town migrants left by the hundreds to travel north, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.3: From every southern town migrants left by the hundreds to travel north

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.4:  All other sources of labor having been exhausted, the migrants were the last resource, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.4: All other sources of labor having been exhausted, the migrants were the last resource

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.5: Migrants were advanced passage on the railroads, paid for by northern industry. Northern industry was to be repaid by the migrants out of their future wages, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.5: Migrants were advanced passage on the railroads, paid for by northern industry. Northern industry was to be repaid by the migrants out of their future wages

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.6: The trains were crowded with migrants, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.6: The trains were crowded with migrants

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.7: The migrant, whose life had been rural and nurtured by the earth, was now moving to urban life dependent on industrial machinery, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.7: The migrant, whose life had been rural and nurtured by the earth, was now moving to urban life dependent on industrial machinery

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.8:  Some left because of promises of work in the North. Others left because their farms had been devastated by floods, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.8: Some left because of promises of work in the North. Others left because their farms had been devastated by floods

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.9:  They left because the boll weevil had ravaged the cotton crop, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.9: They left because the boll weevil had ravaged the cotton crop

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.10: They were very poor, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.10: They were very poor

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.11: Food had doubled in price because of the war, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.11: Food had doubled in price because of the war

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.12: The railroad stations were at times so crowded with people leaving that special guards had to be called to keep order, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.12: The railroad stations were at times so crowded with people leaving that special guards had to be called to keep order

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.13: The crops were left to dry and rot. There was no one to tend them, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.13: The crops were left to dry and rot. There was no one to tend them

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.14: For African Americans there was no justice in the southern courts, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.14: For African Americans there was no justice in the southern courts

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.15: There were lynchings, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.15: There were lynchings

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.16: After a lynching the migration quickened, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.16: After a lynching the migration quickened

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.17:  Tenant farmers received harsh treatment at the hands of the planter, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.17: Tenant farmers received harsh treatment at the hands of the planter

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.18: The migration gained in momentum, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.18: The migration gained in momentum

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.19: There had always been discrimination, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.19: There had always been discrimination

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.20: In many of the communities the Black press was read with great interest. It encouraged the movement, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.20: In many of the communities the Black press was read with great interest. It encouraged the movement

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.21: Families arrived at the station very early. They did not wish to miss their trains north, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.21: Families arrived at the station very early. They did not wish to miss their trains north

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.22: Migrants left. They did not feel safe. It was not wise to be found on the streets late at night. They were arrested on the slightest provocation, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.22: Migrants left. They did not feel safe. It was not wise to be found on the streets late at night. They were arrested on the slightest provocation

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.23: The migration spread, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.23: The migration spread

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
More Art Mediums
Terracotta, Mediums

Terracotta

Ink, Mediums

Ink

From the caves to the desktop

Pencil, Mediums

Pencil

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