Tag Archives: Alma Thomas

DC’s Own in the White House

“The history of art is defined as being a profession that only the male can travel in, and people felt that only the aristocratic families could deal [art]. Alma had the modesty, the tenacity, and the time.” —Sam Gilliam   … Continue reading

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(Artistic) Change We Can Believe In

For many Americans, President Barack Obama symbolizes a changing mindset in America. For art lovers, this change can also be applied to the art in the private residence of the most traditionally American house in the nation: the White House. … Continue reading

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