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Sam Gilliam

"Yellow Slat", 2002

Acrylic on birch plywood construction
32 × 25 × 2 in
81.3 × 63.5 × 5.1 cm
This is a unique work.
$45,000
Ships from Santa Fe, NM, US
Shipping: $750 domestic only
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Santa Fe
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About the work
Aaron Payne Fine Art
Santa Fe
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This is one of the earliest examples from this important series. Above all else, Gilliam is a …

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This is one of the earliest examples from this important series. Above all else, Gilliam is a colorist and this series explores his love of color.

Condition
Excellent, original condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and dated verso
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Series
Slat Series
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.

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About the work
Aaron Payne Fine Art
Santa Fe
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This is one of the earliest examples from this important series. Above all else, Gilliam is a …

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This is one of the earliest examples from this important series. Above all else, Gilliam is a colorist and this series explores his love of color.

Condition
Excellent, original condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and dated verso
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Series
Slat Series
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

"Yellow Slat", 2002

Acrylic on birch plywood construction
32 × 25 × 2 in
81.3 × 63.5 × 5.1 cm
This is a unique work.
$45,000
Ships from Santa Fe, NM, US
Shipping: $750 domestic only
location
Santa Fe
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
Learn more.
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