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Sam Gilliam  1933, US

Rank (2014): 2529 – 

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Male
Painting
Abstract Expressionism, Color Field



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Country
USA 106
Slovenia 1
France 1




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Artist Rank
Romare Bearden  733 19
Jacob Lawrence  1208 16
Betye Saar  2001 13
Frank Stella  116 12




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Institution
  Marsha Mateyka Gallery, USA 12
  The Corcoran Gallery of Art, USA 6
  Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, USA 5
  Cornell Fine Arts Museum, USA 4
  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA 4



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1933 Born in Tupelo, MI (US)

Lives and works in since 1962 Washington, DC (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 108  Please report missing Information



until 21.9.
   African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA Send message

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2013
   Sam Gilliam - Hard-Edge Paintings 1963-1966 - David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
   Sam Gilliam: Contingencies - Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 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 Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
   Sam Gilliam - Retrospective - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY

2005
Description  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 - Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

1999
   Sam Gilliam - - Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL (closed, 2004)

1998
   Sam Gilliam in 3-D - Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC

1993
   Sam Gilliam - - Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL (closed, 2004)

1991
   Sam Gilliam - - Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL (closed, 2004)

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

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2013
   Black in the Abstract, Part 1: Epistrophy - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   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
   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
   Viewing Rm. - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
   In Unison: 20 Washington, DC Artists - Kreeger Museum, 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 - Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 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
Description  More Mergers & Acquisitions - Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
   Intrinsic Trio - Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
   Walls, Floors & Ceilings - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Description  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
Description and image  Black - G Fine Art, Washington, DC
   Art for Wine - Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
   Three American Masters - Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
Description and image  Color as Field. American Painting 1950-1975 - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
   Highlights: African American Art from the Norton Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   In the Hands of African American Collectors: The Personal Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   Color as Field - American Painting, 1950–1975 - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

2007
Description and image  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 - Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 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 Museum of Art, 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 - Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 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, 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 - Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL

1996
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, III - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1995
   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
Description  New Works from the Walker - Henry Art Gallery, 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

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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

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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

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London

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
 Telfair Museum of Art, 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

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