Hiroshima

Jacob Lawrence. From Hiroshima / by John Hersey ; with a new poem by Robert Penn Warren and silk-screens by Jacob Lawrence, 1983.

Image of Hiroshima

Lawrence’s images for Hersey’s famous book are modern in style but effectively express the horror of nuclear war. Lawrence uses the style of advanced modern art to suggest the horrors of nuclear weapons being used on a civilian city.

Metadata Details
Item Type Silkscreen
Title Hiroshima
Publication Title Hiroshima / by John Hersey ; with a new poem by Robert Penn Warren and silk-screens by Jacob Lawrence
Creator Jacob Lawrence
Publication Date 1983
Call Number Wing folio ZP 983 .W6318
Location Special Collections