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Jack Whitten

Through Color

An African-American woman who turned to painting full-time at age sixty-nine, Alma Thomas faced many professional barriers—and overcame them all with her colorful mosaiclike abstractions.

Jack Whitten

Jack Whitten is an African-American painter who has been working in New York since the 1960s. Carrying the tradition of Abstract Expressionism through the decades, he brings to it his own brand of t…