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Sam Gilliam Collection

Subject:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-
Creator:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-
Type:
Collection description
Painting
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Description:
Born in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1933, Sam Gilliam is an African American Lyrical Abstractionist artist. He has gained international recognition as a contemporary Color Field Painter. He resides in Washington D.C. where he continues to practice his art form.
Archival Materials:
Sam Gilliam papers, 1958-1989. Smithsonian Archives of American Art.
Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Gilliam
Topic:
Abstract expressionism
African American painters
African Americans
Art informel
Artists
Color in art
Painters
Cite As:
Permanent Collection, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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