I wondered how cultural institutions, desperate for attendance, were handling the restrictions forced by the coronavirus pandemic, and took a stroll along New York’s “Museum Mile” on Fifth Avenue.
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Jacob Lawrence’s historical narrative series Struggle: From the History of the American People—painted between 1954 and 1956 and depicting scenes from the early decades of the republic—will be on view at the Peabody Essex Museum.
The panel is one of five from a narrative series whose whereabouts have been unknown to scholars for nearly sixty years
Scholars hope to reunite all thirty paintings in Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series, his epic of early American history. But the whereabouts of several panels is unknown.