Sunday, December 20

Horace Pippin

Domino Players
Wikipedia - "Horace Pippin (February 22, 1888 – July 6, 1946) was a self-taught African-American painter. The injustice of slavery and American segregation figure prominently in many of his works. ... As a boy, Horace responded to an art supply company's advertising contest and won his first set of crayons and a box of watercolors. As a youngster, Pippin made drawings of racehorses and jockeys from Goshen's celebrated racetrack. Prior to 1917, Pippin variously toiled in a coal yard, in an iron foundry, as a hotel porter and as a used-clothing peddler. He was a member of St. John's African Union Methodist Protestant Church. ..."
The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Museum Syndicate
Washington Post - ‘Horace Pippin: The Way I See It’: A self-taught artist’s learned teacher
YouTube: Horace Pippin: There Will Be Peace DVD