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Art & Context 101

This guide includes information about the fine art prints on the 9th floor of Wells Library at Indiana University Bloomington. Use the resources on each page to uncover how art reflects the society in which it was created.

Question: How can paintings like Jacob Lawrence's "Children at Play" help today’s citizens understand the American Civil Rights era?

The materials from IU Libraries can help us answer questions like these.  Use the links on this page to learn more about Jacob Lawrence and the Harlem Renaissance. 

Materials from IUCAT