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Hydrangeas' Spring Song

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


The Market for Alma Thomas is Blooming, and LAMA Has a Fresh-to-Market Canvas by the African-American Artist

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

Defiant Joy

For day 7 of black history month, let’s participate in the defiant joy of this exuberant painting by Alma Thomas – influential fine artist, marcher on washington, kindergarden teacher.

Black History

Alma Thomas—Only one more week! at Studio Museum Harlem

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

What Meets The Eye

Alma Thomas at The Studio Museum in Harlem, through October 30, 2016

“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