Sam Francis

American, 1923–1994

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Abstract Expressionist artist Sam Francis saturated parts of his canvases with splashes and drips of paint, emphasizing the luminous voids he left uncovered. This contrast between vibrant color palettes and austere patches of white emphasized …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
US$11.8m, Sotheby's, 2016

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