Blast Off


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Alma W. Thomas is an artist attributed to the Washington Color School of painting.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Blast off. Composition of modules, approximately 1x2, arranged in a horizontal linear configuration; colors range from a central stripe of yellow and pink, surrounded by a triangle of red and orange and areas of deep blue.

Credit Line

Gift of Vincent Melzac

Country of Origin

United States of America


Painting, acrylic on canvas


  • 2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 188 x 137.2cm (74 x 54 in.)
  • 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 182.9 x 132.1cm (72 x 52 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum



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