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GILLIAM, Sam (<i>born</i> 1933), Painter, installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GILLIAM, Sam (born 1933), Painter, installation artist

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1933.

Painter, installation artist.

Sam Gilliam studied at the University of Louisville Kentucky. He came from the colourist school in Washington, and later settled in Washington in 1962. He has received numerous awards and honorary degrees from universities such as: University of Louisville Kentucky in 1980, Memphis College of Art, Tennessee, in 1986, Atlanta College of Art in 1987, Northwestern University, Evanston Illinois, in

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