Echo XII, 1995


Acrylic paint on wood, coated with gloss polyurethane

9.50 x 10.25 x 1.50 in

24.1 x 26.0 x 3.8 cm

Unique Work

This primary market artwork is hand-signed, dated, and titled by Sam Gilliam on verso.

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9.50 x 10.25 x 1.50 in

24.1 x 26.0 x 3.8 cm

Unique Work


    About The Work

    The “Echo” series is comprised of unique paintings that Sam Gilliam gifted to his master printmaker, Minneapolis-based Steven M. Andersen. The two would often exchange services for art.

    The “Echo” paintings are the last artworks by the artist to be produced at this scale. Since most acrylic paints tend to dry, harden, crack, and flake off rather quickly, Sam Gilliam turned to Robert Gamblin, founder of Portland’s Gamblin Artist Colors, for a new paint that would retain its thickness throughout its drying cycle. To this day, this one-of-a-kind pigmented composition is still exclusively sold to/used by Sam Gilliam.

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    About Sam Gilliam

    From The Magazine

    • This work has been kept safely tucked away in a controlled climate to ensure and preserve its pristine condition. Shipping directly from the studio of Sam Gilliam’s master printmaker in Minneapolis; it has never been owned, loaned, or publicly exhibited.

    • Ships in 3 to 5 business days from Minnesota.
    • This work is final sale and not eligible for return.
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