March 23, 2016
Roving Buffalo: Road Trippin’ from B’Mo to the 954

Horace Pippin (1888-1946), the African American self-taught painter, living in the outskirts of Philadelphia knew about snow. There in his depictions of harsh wintry weather is a chilling accuracy forecasting the 2016 blizzard this past winter in Baltimore we were calling “Snowzilla.” Instead of the horse and wagon as in Pippens painting, imagine a Mazda Miata covered  with the flurries and mush of wet snow, with bone-chilling air.

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