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ID: 500013570
 
Record Type: Person
Gilliam, Sam (American painter, born 1933)

Note: Sam Gilliam is an African-American artist who was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. He received an MA in painting from the University of Louisville. His work is greatly influenced by the color field painting style and jazz music.

Names:
Gilliam, Sam (preferred,V,index,LC)
Sam Gilliam (V,display)
Gilliam, Sam, Jr. (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Tupelo (Lee county, Mississippi, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Gilliam, Sam (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, born 1933) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American sculptor, born 1933) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American artist, born 1933) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(American painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(American painter b.1933) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American artist, b.1933) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 20th cent.) ..... [WCP]

Sources and Contributors:
Gilliam, Sam ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50030145
..........................  Phillips Collection (n.d.)
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Gilliam, Sam, Jr. ........ [VP]
...................................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 4 June 2003
Sam Gilliam ........ [GRL, VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 4 June 2003
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  National Gallery of Art, Washington DC [online] (2002) accessed 2 February 2005
....................  Phillips Collection (n.d.)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1976
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... National Gallery of Art, Washington DC [online] (2002) accessed 2 February 2005
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