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Alma Thomas  1891-1978, US

(Alma Woodsey Thomas)
Rank (2014): 4915 

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Jacob Lawrence  1227 18




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  Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, USA 15
  The Corcoran Gallery of Art, USA 5
  The Studio Museum in Harlem, USA 2



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22.9.1891 Born in Columbus, GA (US)


24.2.1978 Died in Washington, D.C. (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 49  Please report missing Information


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   Prospect.3: Notes for Now - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA Send message

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   African American Art - Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY Send message

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   African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA Send message

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2001
   Alma Thomas: Phantasmagoria, Major Paintings from the 1970s - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1972
   Alma W. Thomas: Retrospective Exibition - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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2013
   Regarding the Forces of Nature: From Alma Thomas to Yayoi Kusama - Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
   Black in the Abstract, Part 1: Epistrophy - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   In Conversation: Modern African American Art - Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
   Rehearsals: The Practice And Influence Of Sound And Movement - SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA
   Brothers and Sisters - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Blues For Smoke - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Preview 2013 - Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY

2012
   INsite/INchelsea - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Blues For Smoke - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   After Tanner: African-American Artists Since 1940 - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2011
   Washington Color and Light - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Collected. Vignettes - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Abstract Expressionism: Reloading the Canon - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Viewing Rm. - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC

2010
   Washington Color and Light - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Color Balance: Paintings by Felrath Hines and Alma Thomas - Duke University, Durham, NC
   Beyond the Blues: Reflections of African America in the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center - New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA, New Orleans, LA
   From Then to Now : Masterworks of Contemporary African-American Art - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

2009
Description and image CONNERSMITH.Conversations in Lyrical Abstraction 1958-2009 - CONNERSMITH., Washington, DC Send message
   Abstract Expressionism: Further Evidence (Part One: Painting) - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2008
   Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   African American Art: 200 Years - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   Works on Paper - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
   Lyrical Color: Morris Louis, Gene Davis, Kenneth Noland and the Washington Color School - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
   Decoding Myth: African American Abstraction, 1945-1975 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Pre-Post: American Abstraction 1940s - 60s - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
   American Modernism on Paper - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
   Stroke! Beauford Delaney, Norman Lewis & Alma Thomas - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
   Two Columbus Legacies: Alma Thomas and Lamar Baker - The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

2003
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, X - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2002
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IX - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Celebrating the Legacy III - African-American Art at the Corcoran - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2001
   1950 - 1965: Abstraction on Paper - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VIII - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VII - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1998
   Masterworks by 20th Century African American Artists - The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH

1997
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IV - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1982
   Forever Free: Art By African-American Women, 1862-1980 - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1977
   Two Centuries of Black American Art - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Two Centuries of Black American Art - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Two Centuries of Black American Art - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1976
   Two Centuries of Black American Art - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   The Washington Room: Helene Herzbrun, John Robinson, Alma Thomas - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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USA

 The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
 Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
 The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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