Sam Gilliam - Ribboned II, 1965 (detail)

Sam Gilliam

United States 1933

Color Field, Abstract Expressionism

Sam Gilliam
Sam Gilliam
Male
United States
1933
September 18, 2013

Sam Gilliam is an American abstract painter, best known for his works that test the boundaries of color, form, texture, and the canvas itself. Gilliam was a part of the Washington Color School in the late 1950s through mid-’70s and has been associated with the Abstract Expressionists.

Featured image: Sam Gilliam – Ribboned II, 1965 (detail). Acrylic on canvas. 35 3/4 x 35 3/4 in. 90.8 x 90.8 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy Berry Campbell Gallery

Total Turnover: $14,119,780

Total Number Of Artworks Sold: 78

Total Sell Through Rate: 86.67%

Artworks Sold Price Range

 

Turnover

Total Turnover: $14,119,780

Number Of Artworks Sold

Total Number Of Artworks Sold: 78

Sell Through Rate

Total Sell Through Rate: 86.67%

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Sam Gilliam-With Crimson-1970

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: With Crimson
  • Size: 115.6 x 177.8 cm
  • Medium : Acrylic on beveled edge canvas
  • Creation Year: 1970
  • Last Estimated Price: $600,000 - $800,000
  • Last Hammer Price: $820,000 *
  • Highest Hammer Price: $820,000 *
Sam Gilliam-Untitled-1968

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: Untitled
  • Size: 197.5 x 41.3 cm
  • Medium : Watercolor and acrylic on Japanese paper
  • Creation Year: 1968
  • Last Estimated Price: $30,000 - $40,000
  • Last Hammer Price: $42,000 *
  • Highest Hammer Price: $42,000 *
Sam Gilliam-Changing Again (Getting Undone)-1998

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: Changing Again (Getting Undone)
  • Size: 109.2 x 214.6 x 12.7 cm
  • Medium : Acrylic on canvas and polyester, in 2 parts
  • Creation Year: 1998
  • Last Estimated Price: $200,000 - $300,000
  • Last Hammer Price: $200,000 *
  • Highest Hammer Price: $200,000 *
Sam Gilliam-Pac-1970

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: Pac
  • Size: 269.4 x 335.3 x 8.9 cm
  • Medium : Acrylic on canvas
  • Creation Year: 1970
  • Last Estimated Price: $1,200,000 - $1,800,000
  • Last Hammer Price: $1,158,333 *
  • Highest Hammer Price: $1,158,333 *
Sam Gilliam-Untitled-1968

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: Untitled
  • Size: 46 x 60.3 cm
  • Medium : Watercolor and metallic paint on paper
  • Creation Year: 1968
  • Last Estimated Price: $15,000 - $20,000
  • Last Hammer Price: $35,000 *
  • Highest Hammer Price: $35,000 *
Sam Gilliam-Untitled-1968

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: Untitled
  • Size: 59.1 x 46.4 cm
  • Medium : Watercolor and metallic paint on paper
  • Creation Year: 1968
  • Last Estimated Price: $20,000 - $30,000
  • Last Hammer Price: $38,000 *
  • Highest Hammer Price: $38,000 *
Sam Gilliam-Blue-1970

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: Blue
  • Size: flat 165.1 x 175.3 cm
  • Medium : Acrylic on unstretched, shaped canvas
  • Creation Year: 1970
  • Last Estimated Price: $250,000 - $350,000
  • Last Hammer Price: Not Sold
  • Highest Hammer Price: Not Sold
Sam Gilliam-Plaster Nights-1980

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: Plaster Nights
  • Size: 203.2 x 233.7 cm
  • Medium : Acrylic and canvas collage on canvas
  • Creation Year: 1980
  • Last Estimated Price: $80,000 - $120,000
  • Last Hammer Price: $75,000 *
  • Highest Hammer Price: $75,000 *
Sam Gilliam-A Series 4-2015

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  • Artist: Sam Gilliam
  • Artwork: A Series 4
  • Size: 116.8 x 71.1 cm
  • Medium : Pigment-based ink on handmade paper
  • Creation Year: 2015
  • Last Estimated Price: $25,000 - $35,000
  • Last Hammer Price: $67,000 *
  • Highest Hammer Price: $67,000 *