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Amy Sillman

Painting, Collage, Drawing

August 25, 2013

Amy Sillman is an American contemporary artist born in 1955, known for her gestural and abstract style of painting. Her compositions often feature broad strokes of color contrasted against sharp linear elements, which define space and lend her pictures a bold, expressive character.

In her relentless dedication to the exploration of non-figurative painting, Amy Sillman has aligned herself closely with such acknowledged modernists as Lee Krasner, Jackson Pollock, and Joan Mitchell.

Amy Sillman’s artistic practice also includes drawings, cartoons, collage, iPhone video, and zines.