YVONNE THOMAS (1913-2009)

YVONNE THOMAS Yvonne Thomas (1913-2009) was an American abstract artist.

She immigrated to the United States in 1925, and studied at The Cooper Union, and the Art Students League. She studied at the Subject of the Artist school, with Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, William Baziotes and David Hare. She was a member of the Artist's Club, and exhibited in the 9th Street Art Exhibition in 1951.

She married Leonard Thomas Jr. whose mother was the poet Blanche Oelrichs and half-sister Diana Barrymore; they had two daughters.

Her work is in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Fonds national d’Art Contemporain, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, and the Riverside Museum, New York City.

Her papers are held at the Archives of American Art.


The Tower
oil on linen
39 3/4 x 51 1/2 in.
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