Costume Design Drawing, ca. 1975
Smith's illustrations for Deep South Suite adapt the extended arm that was a signature of his fashion illustrations to toned dancers' bodies with pointed toes. By drawing multiple figures on a sheet, he explored how the costumes would appear together on stage rather than as individual looks.
It is credited
Courtesy of Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc..
Its dimensions are
H x W: 35.6 × 27.9 cm (14 × 11 in.)