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Artist:Thornton Dial
Scrambling Tiger
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Atlanta, GA
Thornton Dial paints an orange tiger on a blue and black field. The tiger has been a symbol of Mr. Dials, representing the male, specifically the African American male. Dial began u...
Category

1990s Abstract Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Concrete

Running Negro
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Atlanta, GA
Born in Emelle, Alabama in 1928, artistic giant Thornton Dial - who never learned to read or write - rose to the pinnacle of contemporary art history over a thirty year trajectory th...
Category

1990s Contemporary Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Concrete

Untitled
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in ATLANTA, GA
In Thornton Dial's assemblage, masklike faces with staring eyes and open mouths emerge from a dense maze of layers streaked in red, white, blue, and black. Ropes painted brown snake ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Mixed Media

UNKNOWN TITLE (PINK CAT)
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Aventura, FL
Original watercolor on paper. Hand signed by the artist. Artwork is in excellent condition. Certificate of authenticity included. Image size: 10 x 14 in. Frame size: approx 19.5 x...
Category

Late 20th Century Contemporary Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Untitled
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in ATLANTA, GA
In Thornton Dial's assemblage, masklike faces with staring eyes and open mouths emerge from a dense maze of layers streaked in red, white, blue, and black. Ropes painted brown snake ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Mixed Media

Ground Level: Slash
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in ATLANTA, GA
In Thornton Dial's assemblage, masklike faces with staring eyes and open mouths emerge from a dense maze of layers streaked in red, white, blue, and black. Ropes painted brown snake ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Mixed Media

TIME (DON'T NEED BUT ONE JESUS)
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Aventura, FL
Original graphite and watercolor on paper. Hand signed on front by the artist; title don verso. Artwork is in excellent condition. Certificate of authenticity included. Artwork sh...
Category

1990s Outsider Art Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor, Graphite

Whatever You Got You Got to Keep It
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in ATLANTA, GA
In Thornton Dial's assemblage, masklike faces with staring eyes and open mouths emerge from a dense maze of layers streaked in red, white, blue, and black. Ropes painted brown snake ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Mixed Media

Nobody at Home
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in ATLANTA, GA
In Thornton Dial's assemblage, masklike faces with staring eyes and open mouths emerge from a dense maze of layers streaked in red, white, blue, and black. Ropes painted brown snake ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Oil

UNKNOWN TITLE (FISH)
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Aventura, FL
Original watercolor on paper. Hand signed by the artist. Artwork is in excellent condition. Certificate of authenticity included. Original. Image size: 11.5 x 8.5 in. Frame size: ap...
Category

Late 20th Century Contemporary Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

All Together
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in New York, NY
Unique Charcoal, colored pencil and graphite on archival paper Initialed "TD" (Thornton Dial) lower left Custom framed dimensions: 47.5" high x 62" wide Provenance: Skot Foreman F...
Category

1990s Outsider Art Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Oil Crayon, Watercolor, Archival Paper

Coming in From the Background
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Atlanta, GA
Thornton Dial, one of the most sanctioned African American Artists from the Jim Crow South, has developed a signature approach to art making and his own visual language. Using indust...
Category

1990s Post-Modern Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Metal

Movie Star Ladies and the Tiger That Sees Everything
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Atlanta, GA
Dial was ahead of his time for the reverence of women and their roll in the success of men. His painting of movie star ladies are mixing red, blue, yellow, black and white as they ho...
Category

1990s Abstract Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Concrete

Life Go On
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in New York, NY
Hand-signed with initials "TD" lower right corner Titled and dated on the back (verso) Provenance: Skot Foreman Fine Art
Category

1990s Outsider Art Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Pastel, Handmade Paper, Graphite

Lady in the Tiger's Tail
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Atlanta, GA
Colloquially referred to as "The Blue Cat", Thornton Dial continues his symbolic language of the Tiger Cat. The tiger cat represents the male, specifically, the African American Male...
Category

1990s Contemporary Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic Polymer, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Panel

Eyes in the Jungle
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in New York, NY
Oil pastel and graphite on archival paper Hand-signed with the artist's initials "TD" lower right Custom frame dimensions: 52" high x 39.25" wide Provenance: Skot Foreman Fine Art
Category

1990s Outsider Art Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Graphite, Oil Pastel

Steppin Up
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in New York, NY
Unique Hand-signed with Initials "TD" lower right Provenance: Skot Foreman Fine Art
Category

2010s Outsider Art Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Graphite, Watercolor

Walking Long Neck Bird
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in New York, NY
Initialed "TD" in pencil lower right front corner Contemporary gold leaf frame dimensions: 38" high x 48" wide Provenance: Skot Foreman Fine Art
Category

1990s Contemporary Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Watercolor, Handmade Paper, Oil Crayon, Oil Pastel

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Previously Available Items
UNKNOWN TITLE (BIRD & CAT)
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Aventura, FL
Original watercolor on paper. Hand signed by the artist. Artwork is in excellent condition. Certificate of authenticity included. Image size: 14 x 10 in. Frame size: approx 21.25 x ...
Category

Late 20th Century Contemporary Thornton Dial Art

Materials

Watercolor, Paper

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