I tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin (VHS)

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Documents the life and work of African American painter Horace Pippin (1888-1946). Traces his childhood interest in drawing. During service in World War I, Pippin painted combat scenes as well as portraits of fellow soldiers.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Artist Biography
Multicultural Topics
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual