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Summer Cocktails in Celebration of Sam Gilliam’s Exhibitions

August 8, 2019 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 pm


Thursday, August 8, 5:30-7:30pm
Welcome remarks at 6pm
The FLAG Art Foundation | 545 West 25th Street, 9th floor
RSVP to rsvp@flagartfoundation.org 

The event will be presented within the exhibition Sam Gilliam: New Works on Paper, which includes twelve large-scale works created in 2019 and exhibited for the first time at FLAG, on view through August 16, 2019.

Jessica Morgan, Dia’s Nathalie de Gunzburg Director, will introduce Courtney J. Martin, Director, Yale Center for British Art, and curator of the exhibition Sam Gilliam, to speak about the artist’s iconic Beveled-Edge and Drape paintings from the 1960s and 1970s. Dia’s presentation of his work will be on long-term view at Dia:Beacon in Beacon, New York, beginning August 10, 2019.

Image: Sam Gilliam, Autumn Surf, 1973. Installation view, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1973. © Sam Gilliam. Photo: Art Frisch, courtesy © San Francisco Chronicle/Polaris.


August 8, 2019
5:30 am - 7:30 pm