Noa Baker, University of Pennsylvania
If you haven’t yet made it to the modern art gallery in the PMA, you don’t have your priorities straight. The most eye-catching piece hanging this season is Alma Thomas’ … 1,297 more words
What you see: Spring Flowers in Washington, D.C., a 1969 oil on canvas by Alma Thomas.
Who was Alma Thomas? She was a member of the Washington Color School, a mid-20th century abstract art movement based in Washington, D.C. 360 more words
She beguiled me with her rainbows and whispered in my ear, “See how simple it can be?”
So I went to school with Alma and she learned me. 569 more words
“Through color, I have sought to concentrate on beauty and happiness, rather than on man’s inhumanity to man.” — Alma Thomas, 1970
“Alma Thomas (1891–1978) is best known for her signature colorful abstract paintings. 376 more words