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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
Pencil, pastel, and watercolor on paper
29 x 41 inches
Collection of
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Before Thornton Dial in the 21st Century was installed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Dial was invited to view the space. On display at the time was an exhibition of highlights from MoMA, which included Matisse’s La Dance. This drawing is Dial’s response.