Light Depth

1969

Sam Gilliam, American, b. Tupelo, Mississippi, 1933

Acrylic on canvas, 120 × 900 in. (304.8 × 2286 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum purchase, Gallery Fund), 2018

Accession Number: 2018.036

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 GALLERU 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.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School