Jacob Lawrence

Age: 82

modern figurative painter whose works chronicled the African-American experience. His socially compelling paintings, characterized by angular, richly decorative effects, told stories of hardship and triumph. His cycles of paintings include the Harlem, Migration of the Negro, and Coast Guard series.

Died: Seattle, June 9, 2000

Lucien LaurinG - LCapt. Chester “Chet” Lee