Sam Gilliam, ‘Dogon IV’, 2003, Approximately Blue
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Sam Gilliam

Dogon IV, 2003

Intaglio Lithograph
30 1/4 × 22 1/2 in
76.8 × 57.2 cm
Edition of 24 + 6AP
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$6,000
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Sam Gilliam
American, b. 1933
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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 layers of expressionistic brushstrokes, both subtle and bold, Gilliam was a part of the Washington Color School (late 1950s through mid-’70s) and has been associated with the Abstract Expressionists. Ever the innovator, he took his color-stained canvases off of the stretcher in the late 1960s and presented them in radical new ways: draped across walls and hung from the ceiling in generous, folding layers. These sculpture-painting hybrids have become a defining part of Gilliam’s practice and inflect all of his work with an ongoing exploration of the depth, physicality, and resonance of color.

Sam Gilliam, ‘Dogon IV’, 2003, Approximately Blue
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About the work
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Condition
This primary market work is in pristine condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Sam Gilliam
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Browse works in this category
$5,500–$6,050
This work
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$13,200+
Sam Gilliam
American, b. 1933
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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 layers of expressionistic brushstrokes, both subtle and bold, Gilliam was a part of the Washington Color School (late 1950s through mid-’70s) and has been associated with the Abstract Expressionists. Ever the innovator, he took his color-stained canvases off of the stretcher in the late 1960s and presented them in radical new ways: draped across walls and hung from the ceiling in generous, folding layers. These sculpture-painting hybrids have become a defining part of Gilliam’s practice and inflect all of his work with an ongoing exploration of the depth, physicality, and resonance of color.

Sam Gilliam

Dogon IV, 2003

Intaglio Lithograph
30 1/4 × 22 1/2 in
76.8 × 57.2 cm
Edition of 24 + 6AP
.
$6,000
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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