Horace Pippin; the artist as a Black American

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Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946 -- Juvenile literature., Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946., African Americans -- Biography., Art
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A biography of the black artist who did not complete his first painting until the age of forty-nine. Includes reproductions of his works.

Statement[by] Selden Rodman & Carole Cleaver.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
ContributionsCleaver, Carole, joint author.
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LC ClassificationsND237.P65 R63
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4918754M
LC Control Number76175397

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An illustration of two photographs. Horace Pippin; the artist as a Black American Item Preview remove-circlePages:   African American artist Horace Pippin was wounded on the battlefield in WWI, but it didn’t stop him from emerging as an innovative and groundbreaking artist in his generation. Art historian Anne Monahan’s Horace Pippin, American Modern is an in-depth analysis of the history and social scope of Pippin’s career and the impact he made with Author: Anne Monahan.

African American Picture Study: Horace Pippin. Horace Pippin (Febru – July 6, ) was a self-taught African-American painter. He served in Europe during World War I where he lost the use of his right arm after being shot by a sniper (He used his left arm to guide his injured right arm when painting).

I was so excited when I saw they were collaborating on a book about the self-taught African American artist Horace Pippin. I discovered Pippin's art in the early 's, with the help of another book, I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin, by Judith Stein/5().

Arguably the most successful African American artist of his day, Horace Pippin (–) taught himself to paint in the s and quickly earned international renown for depictions of World War I, black families, and American heroes Abraham Lincoln, abolitionist John Brown, and singer Marian Anderson, among other s: 6.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 5/5(1). Horace Pippin, American ( – ) “The Ending of the War, Starting Home” (), oil on canvas, 26 × 30 1/16 in.; framed: 32 × 39 1/2 × 2 inches (gift of Robert Carlen. Horace Pippin, American Modern A wounded Army veteran, Horace Pippin (–) began painting in the s, despite his injured right arm.

Considered the first African American artist to gain international regard, this book analyzes how that dynamic transpired. Much of what we know about the life of Horace Pippin (), perhaps the most acclaimed African-American painter of his era, came straight from Pippin himself. Horace Pippin, Domino Players,The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., USA.

Horace Pippin was born as a free man only 23 years after the official end of slavery in the United States. His grandparents however, were slaves and Horace carried their suffering in his genes. Description Reviews Awards. A nuanced reassessment that transforms our understanding of this self-taught artist.

Arguably the most successful African American artist of his day, Horace Pippin (–) taught himself to paint in the s and quickly earned international renown for depictions of World War I, black families, and American heroes Abraham Lincoln, abolitionist John Brown, and singer Marian.

A nuanced reassessment that transforms our understanding of this self-taught artist Arguably the most successful African American artist of his day, Horace Pippin (–) taught himself to paint in the s and quickly earned international renown for depictions of World War I, black families, and American heroes Abraham Lincoln, abolitionist John Brown, and singer Marian Anderson, among other.

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The monograph, Horace Pippin, A Negro Painter in America, was the first book ever published about the black, self-taught, American artist, and the biography, Horace Pippin, The Artist as a Black American, was the first biography of the artist. A biographical reflection on the art and life of Horace H.

Pippin—the best-known African-American artist of his time—Primitive is a critique on current perceptions surrounding African-American folk art, as well as the absence of key African-American history in present-day curricula. Award-winning poet Janice Harrington connects readers with a fascinating, odds-defying artist, all while.

Collection Highlights: African American Artists. Horace Pippin, School Studies,oil on canvas, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Meyer P. Potamkin, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, Horace Pippin turned to art after serving in World War I in the African American regiment known as the Harlem Hellfighters.

Horace Pippin, (born FebruWest Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died July 6,West Chester), American folk painter known for his depictions of African American life and of the horrors of war.

By Anne Monahan West Chester, PA's own Horace Pippin was arguably the most successful African American artist of his day. As art history absorbs the lessons of multiculturalism, this book, based on an exhibition, should launch Pippin () into a well-deserved place in the pantheon of modern American painters.

Pippin was a self-taught African American artist who scrutinized his world with visual s: 4. This offering is an older copy of Six Black Masters of American Art (Joshua Johnston, Robert S. Duncanson, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Horace Pippin, Augusta Savage, Jacob Lawrence) written by Romare Bearden and Harry Henderson.

The book was published by Zenith Books in and, according to the number line, appears to be a First Edition, SECOND. "Horace Pippin () taught himself to paint in the s and quickly earned international renown for depictions of World War I, black families, and American heroes Abraham Lincoln, abolitionist John Brown, and singer Marian Anderson, among other subjects.

Horace Pippin was born in His grandparents had been slaves. His parents were poor. As a little boy, Horace liked to draw but his parents didn’t have money for art materials.

When he Horace won a box of crayons in a contest. When he he left school to earn money for Continue reading African American Artists During the 20th Century →. The book is intelligently illustrated with over ninety color reproductions of paintings and photographs.

Horace Pippin, American Modern is a heady read and essential for studies in graduate level African American art history or twentieth century art collection. Horace Pippin was a self-taught American artist who painted a range of themes, including scenes inspired by his service in World War I, landscapes, portraits, and biblical subjects.

Some of his best-known works address the U.S.'s history of slavery and racial segregation. He was the first Black artist to be the subject of a monograph, Selden Rodman's Horace Pippin, A Negro Painter in America, and the. In Old Black Joe, Pippin sets an old Black man tethered to a white child against a backdrop of cotton fields.

Pippin’s title is based on an ballad that romanticized slavery, which was revitalized around Pippin’s Old Black Joe confronts the song’s nostalgic view that servitude is made admirable by the loyalty and faith of the oppressed. But his subject’s lifetime of labor and deprivation have provided.

Pinder, Kymberly N. Race-ing Art History: Critical Readings in Race and Art History. New York: Routledge, Bearden, Romare, and Harry Henderson. A History of African-American Artists: From to the Present.

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New York: Pantheon Books, Roberts, John W. "Horace Pippin and the African American Vernacular.". Product Information. A nuanced reassessment that transforms our understanding of this self-taught artist Arguably the most successful African American artist of his day, Horace Pippin () taught himself to paint in the s and quickly earned international renown for depictions of World War I, black families, and American heroes Abraham Lincoln, abolitionist John Brown, and singer.

He also discovered the work of Horace Pippin (), a self-taught painter from West Chester, Pennsylvania, who is today considered one of the 20th century’s foremost African-American artists. Pippin came from a family of manual laborers and domestics.A History of African-American Artists: From to the Present Six Black Masters of American Art: Joshua Johnston / Robert S.

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