Artist Sam Gilliam
American, born 1933
Title
  • The Arc Maker I & II
Date 1981
Medium acrylic on canvas with collage
Dimensions Overall: 75 inches × 17 feet 9 inches × 1 1/2 inches (190.5 cm × 5 m 41 cm × 3.8 cm)
Overall (large panels): 75 × 80 1/4 × 1 1/2 inches (190.5 × 203.8 × 3.8 cm)
Overall (narrow panels): 72 1/4 × 26 1/4 × 1 1/2 inches (183.5 × 66.7 × 3.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Friends of African Art
Accession Number 1983.31
Department African American Art
Not On View
1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Schmidt Campbell, Mary. Red & Black to "D": Paintings by Sam Gilliam. Exh. cat., Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, 1982, p. 28 (ill.).

Modern Painters at the Corcoran: Sam Gilliam. Exh. cat., Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1983 (cover ill.).

Art in America (Summer 1983): 156 (ill.).