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Date
Artist
Sam Gilliam, American, b. Tupelo, Mississippi, 1933–2022
Provenance
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, to 18 December 2018
Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum purchase, Gallery Fund), 2018
Exhibition History
CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Gilliam, Krebs, McGowin," 1969, no cat.
AMERICAN PAVILION OF THE 36th VENICE BIENNALE. "USA: XXXVI international Biennial Exhibition of Art / Venice," 11 June-1 October 1972, no. 21, ill. [The National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, sponsor; Walter Hopps, director, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, director of the United States Exhibition.]
CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington DC. "Sam Gilliam: A Retrospective," 15 October 2005-24 January 2006, p. 44; color ill. p. 45 (unnumbered checklist). Tour: SPEED ART MUSEUM, Louisville, 6 June-3 September; TELFAIR MUSEUM OF ART, Savannah, 11 October-31 December; CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM, Houston, 27 January 2007-6 May.
KUNSTMUSEUM BASEL. "The Music of Color, Sam Gilliam, 1967-1973," 9 June-30 September 2018, cat.
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School
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum purchase, Gallery Fund), 2018
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Accession Number
2018.036
Type
Painting
Medium
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions
120 × 900 in. (304.8 × 2286 cm)