Sam Francis

American, 1923-1994

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Sam Francis

American, 1923-1994

4,238 followers
High auction record
$12m, Sotheby's, 2016
High auction record
$12m, Sotheby's, 2016
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Sam Francis,
Bernard Jacobson Gallery
Sam Francis - Prints,
Bernard Jacobson Gallery
2015
Sam Francis: A Survey of Graphic Work,
Bernard Jacobson Gallery

The painterly abstraction of Sam Francis is most often associated with the American Abstract …

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The painterly abstraction of Sam Francis is most often associated with the American Abstract Expressionist movement, but Francis also spent a great deal of time in Paris and became linked with the parallel movement of Art Informel in Europe. Francis’ most iconic works are characterized by saturated splashes of color …

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