Horace Pippin: The Way I See It

The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents the first major exhibition of the works of Horace Pippin (1888-1946) in more than 20 years. Over 60 works will be borrowed from American museums, universities and private collections.

Horace Pippin

Horace Pippin (1888-1946) Harmonizing, 1944, oil on fabric. Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio. Gift of Joseph and Enid Bissett, 1964

Horace Pippin: The Way I See It opens April 25 through July 19, 2015.

Horace Pippin

Horace Pippin (1888-1946) John Brown Going to His Hanging, 1942, oil on fabric, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. John Lambert Fund

An artist esteemed for his bold, colorful and candid paintings reflecting life in the African American community and commenting on race, religion, war and history, Pippin's work will be examined by a new generation of scholars looking at such issues as influence, racial and religious politics, patronage, and the artist's world view.

The exhibition is curated by Audrey Lewis, associate curator at the Brandywine River Museum of Art.

The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, located on Route 1 in Chadds Ford, is open daily (except Christmas) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors (65+), and $6 for students with ID and children ages 6-12. It is free for children ages 5 and under as well as conservancy members. For more information, visit http://www.brandywinemuseum.org.

 

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