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|Popular As||Sam Gilliam|
|Age||87 years old|
|Born||November 30, 1933 (Tupelo, MS)|
Sam Gilliam’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
Sam Gilliam was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Abstract Expressionist and Lyrical Abstraction Painter and Color Field Artist associated with the Washington Color School. He conceived the idea of the "unsupported canvas" in 1965 and revolutionized the perception of the blank canvas.
He attended the University of Louisville, where he held his first exhibition in 1955. He was enlisted in the United States Army from 1956 until 1958.
His work was influenced by such German Expressionists as Emil Nolde, Paul Klee, and Nathan Oliveira.
He was the seventh of eight children born to Sam and Estery Gilliam. He married Journalist Dorothy Butler in 1962.
He was a contemporary of Frank Stella.