Sam Francis

American, 1923-1994

4,330 followers

Sam Francis

American, 1923-1994

4,330 followers

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

Read more

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 …

Read more
Want to sell a work by this artist? Learn more.
Selected career achievements
High auction record
$12m, Sotheby's, 2016
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 1 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 3 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine, and 1 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta
Learn more about artist insights.
Ways to Buy
Buy now
Make offer
Bid
Inquire
Medium
Price
Gallery
Institution
Time period
...