Sam Gilliam is a Color Field Painter and Lyrical Abstractionist artist. Gilliam, an African American, is associated with the Washington Color School and is broadly considered a Color field painter. His works have also been described as belonging to Abstract Expressionism and Lyrical Abstraction. He works on stretched, draped, and wrapped canvas, and adds sculptural 3D elements. He is recognized as the first artist to introduce the idea of a painted canvas hanging without stretcher bars c.1965, a major contribution to the Color Field School.
Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art
The exhibition highlights artists whose works embody the possibilities and complexities of our contemporary moment, showcasing a wide range of practices and thematics, including abstraction, representation, politics, spirituality, and race. Collapsing national borders, the artists in the exhibition ally with power, representing a kaleidoscope of voices that declare their authority.
07 Nov 2021 - 06 Feb 2022
Pérez Art Museum Miami – PAMM
Sam Gilliam: Watercolors
An ongoing exploration of color and form into a palpable entity
11 Dec 2020 - 03 Jan 2021
The Music of Color. Sam Gilliam, 1967–1973
Sam Gilliam (b. Tupelo, Mississippi, 1933) is one of America’s most prominent abstract painters: his...
09 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
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