5 Press Releases

Tag: Alma Thomas

  • Artists

    Masters on the Market: Alma Thomas

    Photograph of Alma Thomas. Image from the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution. In 1960, after nearly 40 years as an art teacher, Alma Thomas retired to focus on her own work. She'd achieved some success as an artist before then. However, it was during these later years…

    Masters on the Market Alma Thomas1
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Loïs Mailou Jones

    Dane Fine Art Brings Painting From Artist, Educator, & Trailblazer The road to artistic greatness was not an easy one for Loïs Mailou Jones. Active throughout the 20th century, Jones faced ongoing discrimination as a Black American woman. She saw her paintings withdrawn from galleries, rightfully-won prizes taken away, and…

    Artist to Know Loïs Mailou Jones1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Romare Bearden Collages Lead African American Art at Swann

    Kerry James Marshall, Wadsworth Jarrell, Augusta Savage, Alma Thomas & Kara Walker feature Romare Bearden, Woman and Child, collage, 1968. Estimate $150,000 to $250,000. New York—Swann Galleries’ fall offering of African American Art comes across the block on Thursday, December 10. The auction will present a strong offering of works…

    Romare Bearden Collages Lead African American Art at Swann
  • Exhibitions

    Museum receives $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant

    Black Orpheus, 1969. Humbert Howard (1905–1992). Oil and collage on Masonite™, 49 3/4 × 40 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John E. and Carol Hunt, 2009. © Howard Heartsfield Gallery. WILMINGTON, DE.- National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved an Art Works award of $25,000…

    Museum receives $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant
  • Exhibitions

    The Columbus Museum Receives Grant for Groundbreaking Alma Thomas Exhibition

    The Columbus Museum has received a $100,000 grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for the upcoming exhibition Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful, an award that underscores the importance of Thomas’ work and legacy. Alma W. Thomas, Air View of a Spring Nursery, 1966, acrylic on canvas, G.1979.53, Collection…

    The Columbus Museum Receives Grant for Groundbreaking Alma Thomas Exhibition