Medium:Acrylic on Polypropylene
Height: 81 in
Width: 37 in
Mostly red abstract image. Very textured. Large arch sweeps through center of canvas. Image looks composed of long narrow strips stacked to build up height.
Sam Gilliam is an African American color field painter associated with the Washington Color School, Abstract Expressionism and Lyrical Abstraction. He works on stretched, draped, and wrapped canvas; and adds sculptural 3D elements. He is recognized as the first artist to introduce the idea of a painted canvas hanging without stretcher bars c. 1965, a major contribution to the Color Field School.