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Sam Gilliam

SAM GILLIAM
(b. 1933, Tupelo, MS)

One of the most prominent African-American artists in the United States, Sam Gilliam is widely recognized as an original and innovative color field painter. He has redefined the techniques of this tradition and continues to reinvent his ideas about making art.

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Museum of African Art, Washington, DC
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Tate Modern, London, England
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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