Cabin in the Cotton (1944) by Horace Pippin
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Selected and narrated by
Conservatory of Theatre Arts, Company 47
Purchase College, SUNY
The atmosphere of the painting drew me in. The warm glow of the sky contrasted by the stark white of the field behind the cabin is an interesting juxtaposition. You can almost hear the man playing his instrument surrounded by the gentle hum of the world around him.