GILLIAM, S: Sam Gilliam: Modern Painters at the Corcoran

Beardsley, John. Sam Gilliam: Modern Painters at the Corcoran. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983. Unmarked. Very Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#30897) $95.00

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Accompanied a March 24-May 22, 1983 exhibition at The Corcoran Gallery of Art, a part of the Modern Painters at the Corcoran series. 5 color plates. Includes a catalog of the exhibition and a biography. 16p.

Essay: “Sam Gilliam at 50” by John Beardsley.

Sam Gilliam (b. 1933) is one the great innovators in postwar American painting. An African American color field painter and lyrical abstractionist artist, he is associated with the Washington Color School, a group that developed a form of abstract art from color field painting in the 1950s and 1960s.