Sam Gilliam
American, born 1933
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Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Modernism to Abstraction: 20th Century American Paintings,
Debra Force Fine Art
2015
PRETTY RAW: AFTER AND AROUND HELEN FRANKENTHALER,
Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
Surface Tension,
The FLAG Art Foundation

A pillar of the Washington, D.C., modern and contemporary art communities, internationally acclaimed abstract painter Sam Gilliam has been testing the boundaries of color, form, texture, and the canvas itself over the course of his long, productive career. Filling canvases with fields of deeply saturated color and …

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