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Horace Pippin (1888-1946): Art, Race, and the Construction of American Modernism
Anne Monahan,

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"Working My Thoughts More Perfectly:" Horace Pippin's Lady of the Lake (Article)
Title: "Working My Thoughts More Perfectly:" Horace Pippin's Lady of the Lake
Author: Anne Monahan
Author: Isabelle Duvernois
Author: Silvia Centeno
Abstract: This technical art history study—a combination of visual, scientific, and archival analyses rarely accorded the work of self-taught artists--argues that The Lady of the Lake indexes Pippin’s mounting ambition in the late 1930s, when he engaged and experimented with aesthetic conventions informing the art alongside which his own was increasingly exhibited. The resulting study opens the discursive horizon for The Lady of the Lake in particular and for Pippin’s sometimes recondite imagery in general; challenges the primacy of texts, including his titles and oft­-quoted statements, in interpretations of his art; and complicates assumptions about the relation of art’s margin and mainstream for him and his peers.
Year: 2017
Primary URL: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/metpublications/mma-journals
Access Model: subscription
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal
Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art


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