A Splash of Red

A Splash of Red

The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Book - 2013
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Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin, describing his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013], ©2013.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780375867125
0375867120
Branch Call Number: JB Pipp
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Sweet, Melissa 1956-- Illustrator

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From the time Pippin could hold a piece of charcoal, he loved to draw, but when he returned home from World War I, he couldn’t even lift his right arm. How did he become an artist whose work is displayed in museums and galleries across the country? Full color illustrations.

From the time Pippin could hold a piece of charcoal, he loved to draw, but when he returned home from World War I, he couldn’t even lift his right arm. How did he become an artist whose work is displayed in museums and galleries across the country? Full color illustrations.

From the time Pippin could hold a piece of charcoal, he loved to draw, but when he returned home from World War I, he couldn’t even lift his right arm. How did he become an artist whose work is displayed in museums and galleries across the country? Full color illustrations.

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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African-American artist Horace Pippin became a full-time painter after he was injured in World War I. A colorful account of Pippin's life and work.

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
African-American artist Horace Pippin became a full-time painter after he was injured in World War I. A colorful account of Pippin's life and work.

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