Indigo - Sam Gilliam (NEW)
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Description

Sam Gilliam is an artist who works in many mediums such as sculpture, painting, and printmaking. Gilliam is best known for his Drape paintings which have been exhibited globally for decades. Sam Gilliam’s abstract expressionist prints explore mark-making, texture, and form. Sam Gilliam’s work is influenced by his experiences with the civil rights movement, his African American heritage, and his relationship with the Color Field School of artists.

From the Artist:

"I've learned to 'get rid of rules' ... which is the best form of creation." The artist, quoted in Sam Gilliam: Of Fireflies and Ferris Wheels. Monastery Parallel, Art Museum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, 1996-97.

Artist Bio

Painter and printmaker, Sam Gilliam was born in Tupelo, Minnesota. He earned his BFA and MFA from the University of Louisville in Kentucky. He was Brandywine Workshop and Archives’s first Artist-in-Residence in 1975 and has been a longstanding sup...

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Indigo

Sam Gilliam

Nationality
American
Ethnicity
African American
Medium

Offset Lithograph

Date

1993

Dimensions

15" x 21.5"

Edition Size

100 prints in this edition

Printer

Robert "Bob" Franklin

Provenance:

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

Location

Philadelphia, PA