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Sam Gilliam 1933, US

Rank (2015): 2470 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 120

    Ongoing group exhibitions 2

    until 14 Jun 2015
    Great Impressions IV: An Exhibition of Contemporary Prints & Gérard Sendrey: Constantly Inconstant - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
    until 07 Jun 2015
    Pretty Raw: After And Around Helen Frankenthaler - Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

    Solo shows 25

    2013
    Sam Gilliam - Hard-Edge Paintings 1963-1966 - David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2012
    Sam Gilliam: Contingencies - Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
    2011
    Sam Gilliam: Paintings - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    Sam Gilliam: Close to Trees - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
    Sam Gilliam: Flour Mill
 - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
    Sam Gilliam - New Paintings - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    2009
    Sam Gilliam : New Paintings - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    2007
    Sam Gilliam : New Work - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    Sam Gilliam - a retrospective - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    2006
    Sam Gilliam - Prints from the Artist's Collection - Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
    Sam Gilliam - a retrospective - Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences, Savannah, GA
    Sam Gilliam - Retrospective - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
    2005
    Sam Gilliam - A Retrospective - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Sam Gilliam : Sunlight, New Paintings - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    2004
    Sam Gilliam : NEW WORK: "3" - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    2002
    Sam Gilliam : New Paintings Slats - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    Sam Gilliam: Recent Prints - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    1999
    Sam Gilliam - Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
    1998
    Sam Gilliam in 3-D - Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC
    1993
    Sam Gilliam - Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
    1991
    Sam Gilliam - Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
    1983
    Modern Painters at the Corcoran: Sam Gilliam - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    1982
    Sam Gilliam - Over/Water Series - ArtSpace - Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables (Miami), FL
    1975
    Seahorses by Sam Gilliam - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    1971
    Projects: Sam Gilliam - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Group shows 95

    2015
    The Year of the Ram: Works by 22 Artists - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    2014
    African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
    Material Matters - Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
    K@20. Kreeger Museum 20th Anniversary Exhibition - Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC
    Black in the Abstract, Part 2: Hard Edges/Soft Curves - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Beyond the Spectrum: Abstraction in African American Art, 1950-1975 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    A Selection of Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    2013
    Black in the Abstract, Part 1: Epistrophy - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Working on Wood - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    Washington Art Matters: 1940S-1980S - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
    Then and Now - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    Pushing It: Some Innovative Approaches in Contemporary Printmaking - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
    Sam Gilliam, Jae Ko, Gene Davis - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    2012
    Tandem Press: 25 years - Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
    Stretching The Limits: Fibers In Contemporary Painting - SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
    African American Artists and the Experimental Printmaking Institute: The Janet Hickey Tague '66 Collection - Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
    The Constant Artist - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
    Thanks: 50th Anniversary Exhibition - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art - Mississippi Museum of Art MMA, Jackson, MS
    Magical Visions: Ten Contemporary African American Artists - University Museum University of Delaware, Newark, DE
    2011
    Washington Color and Light - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Color Field Revised - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
    Prospect 2011 - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
    The Chemistry of Color: The Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African–American Art - Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
    Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art - Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
    In Unison: 20 Washington, DC Artists - Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC
    Viewing Rm. - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
    2010
    Washington Color and Light - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Pursuing the Masterpiece: Five Recent Acquisitions - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
    Remix: Old And New Acquisitions From The Permanent Collection - Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
    Painters' Prints - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    Works from the Gallery Collection - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    On the Wall/Off the Wall: Modern American Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection - Mississippi Museum of Art MMA, Jackson, MS
    Colorscope: Abstract Painting 1960-1979 - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Group Exhibition: Prints - Atrium Gallery, Saint Louis, MO
    Freedom of Expression: Politics and Aesthetics in African American Art - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
    The Chemistry of Color: Contemporary African-American Artists - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
    Art Los Angeles Contemporary - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA
    Successions: Prints by African American Artists from the Jean and Robert Steele Collection - Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
    2009
    More Mergers & Acquisitions - Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
    Intrinsic Trio - Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
    Walls, Floors & Ceilings - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    The Chemistry of Color: The Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African-American Art - Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
    Curators' Choice: New Works from MMoCA's Collection - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Showcase & Tell: Treasures From the Spelman College Permanent Collection - Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
    2008
    Black - G Fine Art, Washington, DC
    Art for Wine - Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
    Three American Masters - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    Color as Field. American Painting 1950-1975 - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
    In the Hands of African American Collectors: The Personal Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
    Highlights: African American Art from the Norton Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
    Color as Field - American Painting, 1950–1975 - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    2007
    Color as Field - American Painting, 1950–1975 - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
    Breaking the Mold: Selections from the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, 1961-1968 - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
    Lyrical Color: Morris Louis, Gene Davis, Kenneth Noland and the Washington Color School - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
    Crossing The Line - Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
    Decoding Myth: African American Abstraction, 1945-1975 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    No Paper Tigers - Paper Artworks from the Permanent Collection - Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
    Prints and Multiples from Vermillion Editions Limited 1977-1992 - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    Paper Trail - African American Works on Paper - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
    New Horizons - Selections from the Permanent Collection - Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences, Savannah, GA
    Energy/Experimentation - Black Artists and Abstraction - 1964–1980 - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    New Acquisitions - Prints - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Presses, Pop, and Pomade: American Prints Since the Sixties - The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
    2005
    Black Is a Color: African American Art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art - Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
    2003
    Expanding Expressions: Contemporary Prints from the Dorothy Mitchell Collection - Tarpon Springs Campus, Tarpon Springs, FL
    Selected American Graphic Prints from the Lincoln Center Collection - Mestna Galerija / City Art Gallery Ljubljana, Ljubljana
    Black is a Color - African-American Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    From Modernism to the Contemporary, 1958-1999 - The Allen Memorial Art Museum - Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    2002
    RETROSPECTACLE: 25 Years of Collecting Modern and - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
    Les années 70 : l’art en cause - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
    2001
    New Works on Paper - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
    Narratives of African American Art and identity - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    Rhapsody - Selections from Valley Collections - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    2000
    Abstract Notions - Selections from the Permanent Collection - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    Modernism & Abstraction - Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
    1999
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VI - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1998
    Accessions 1988-1998 - Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
    1996
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, III - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1995
    The Studio Museum in Harlem: Twenty-Five Years of African-American Art - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Collage: Made in America - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, II - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1980
    Afro-American Abstraction - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1979
    American Painting: The Eighties - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1976
    Group Exhibition - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1974
    Printed, Folded, Cut and Torn - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1973
    Works in Spaces - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    1971
    New Works from the Walker - Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    The Washington Room - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    1970
    Contemporary Black Artists - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    American Painting and Sculpture 69th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1964
    Post painterly abstraction - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
    Post painterly abstraction - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Post painterly abstraction - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

    Dealer Directory 6

    USA
    Alitash Kebede Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Tandem Press, Madison, WI
    Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
    Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
    Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC

    Collections 37

    France
    Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
    Hungary
    Museum of Fine Arts - Budapest, Budapest
    Ireland (Republic)
    Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
    USA
    University Museum of Contemporary Art - UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
    Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
    Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
    DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
    David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD
    The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
    The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
    El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA), El Paso, TX
    University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
    Mississippi Museum of Art MMA, Jackson, MS
    Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
    Castellani Art Museum, Lewiston, NY
    Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
    Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
    Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
    Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
    Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
    The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
    Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Art House - Thoma Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
    Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA
    Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO
    South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
    Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL
    ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
    The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC
    The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    United Kingdom
    Monsoon Art Collection, London
    Tate Britain, London
    Last update: 29 Apr 2015

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