SAM GILLIAM

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An American artist and Color Field painter, associated with both the Washington Color School and the Lyrical Abstraction movement. During the 1960s, he began experimenting with folding and draping canvases, creating innovative works which became known as his signature “drape paintings.” These large-scale, brightly colored works were regarded as a major step forward for the development of abstract art. Gilliam is also a … Read More