Norman Lewis, Every Atom Glows: Electrons in Luminous Vibration, 1951

A painting of long, thin, black tendrils against a blurred background of black and white specs that bleed into one another.

Oil on canvas. The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection. © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY.