- Painting by Alma Thomas. The work is composed of small, single color blocks fit closely together, but with white space in between, like a mosaic. The colors are primarily shades of blue, with patches of yellow, red, pink, purple, and green. Medium shades of blue dominate the center, spreading out to the four corners of the canvas. At the bottom center is a small, slightly curved swath of pink and red. In the top right corner is a semi-circle of yellow and orange, with tendrils of pink and red mosaic blocks extending vertically into the blue center. Along the left side and extending horizontally into the center are blocks of green, purple and red. The work is signed and dated by the artist in the lower right corner.
- Data Source
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Created by
- Alma Thomas, American, 1891 - 1978
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joan Willis Holton
- Painting: acrylic on canvas
- H x W x D: 38 × 42 1/2 × 1 3/8 in. (96.5 × 108 × 3.5 cm)
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