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Title
Sam Gilliam oral history
Type
Moving Image
Subject
Gilliam, Sam, 1933---Interviews.
African American artists--Interviews.
African American teachers--Interviews.
African American veterans--Interviews.
Color-field painting.
Genre Form
Video recordings
video recordings
Interviews.
Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010.
Oral histories.
Language
English
In English
Geographic Coverage
United States
Identified By
Lccn: 2010655188
Color Content
multicolored
Note
Forms part of: National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection (AFC 2004/007)
Summary
The interview includes Sam Gilliam's memories of growing up in Tupelo, Mississippi and Louisville, Kentucky and attending the University of Louisville where he majored in art. He recalls serving in the army, teaching art in public schools and moving to Washington, D.C. He discusses the Washington Color School, his success in New York and his methods for creating art.
Authorized Access Point
Gilliam, Sam, 1933- Sam Gilliam oral history, 2008-10-10
Authorized Access Point Variant
Baker, Maxine B., 1952- Sam Gilliam oral history, 2008-10-10
National Visionary Leadership Project. Sam Gilliam oral history, 2008-10-10