Artwork Submissions

Call for Works

 

We are currently researching all unique works on paper to be included in the second volume of the Sam Francis Catalogue Raisonné. We are continuing to document and update all Catalogue Raisonné information. We are accepting submissions for unique works on canvas and paper (this will not include prints and other multiples). Each piece must be sent as a separate submission.

 

We will not issue any documents prior to the publication of the Catalogue Raisonné. However, as an educational service, the Foundation may review and may respond to proposed publications. If you are publishing information regarding any Sam Francis artwork please make us immediately aware and please see the detailed publication procedures below. For all other requests, as we chronologically research artworks, we will contact you for updated information. We thank you for your understanding and kind help in this important historical record.

 

GENERAL SUBMISSION PROCEDURES:

  1. A separate artwork registration form must be filled out for each artwork. Please fill in the form and sign all three pages. Be sure to note the indemnity information of page 3. This must be completed by the owner of the artwork or the owners’ authorized agent. Please provide copies of any letters, invoices, and other documents and information pertinent to the work.
  2. Please send a full photo of the front, the verso (back), and detail images of any markings.

 

PUBLICATION PROCEDURES:

In the following circumstances we will review your data for consistency with information in our files.

  • Printed publication (including exhibition, sales or auction catalog)
  • Internet publication (website, ebook, or any other public reference)
  1. Please complete all the above for GENERAL SUBMISSION
  2. Please make us aware of your publication deadline and all other pertinent information immediately.

For more information please email us at info@samfrancisfoundation.org

 

All materials submitted become property of the Foundation.

 

The Foundation includes works at its sole discretion. Completion of the Submission Form does not guarantee the work will be included in the catalogue raisonné.

 

The Sam Francis Foundation is currently seeking information on several artworks.   Please view our Whereabouts Unknown page for more information.

 

Photographs and writings regarding the artist are also requested. Confidentiality and requests for anonymity will be honored. Please send photographic documentation to:

 

Sam Francis Foundation
1146 N. Central Ave #523
Glendale, CA 91202
T 818.468.6266
info@samfrancisfoundation.org

We are currently researching all unique works on paper to be included in the second volume of the Sam Francis Catalogue Raisonné. We are continuing to document and update all Catalogue Raisonné information. We are accepting submissions for unique works on canvas and paper (this will not include prints and other multiples). Each piece must be sent as a separate submission.

 

Note: We do not authenticate or certify artworks. All information is supplied for educational purposes only.

SUBMISSIONS

 

Please complete a separate artwork registration form for each artwork along with full photo of the front, the overall verso and detail images of any markings.  There is no cost to solely submit your artwork.

 

RESPONSIVE DEADLINES

 

As we continue our scholarship and progress chronologically through the artist’s oeuvre, we will review your work out of research sequence. If you are requesting responsive information and have a deadline we do require reimbursement for the rushed nature of the request.

 

Response within 30 calendar days: $250 Fee Pay Securely Online 
Response within 10 calendar days: $500 Fee Pay Securely Online 

 

RESEARCH COMPLETION

 

Once the information and research has been updated you will be sent a link to find the information online within the Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project. You will need to be a registered user with EXPANDED ACCESS to review the full entry. This citation may be used within your publication as a bibliographic reference.

We cannot guarantee that our research time will result in any responsive information.

 

DISCLAIMER

 

All materials submitted become property of the Foundation.  The Foundation includes works at its sole discretion. Completion of the Submission Form does not guarantee the work will be included in the Catalogue Raisonné.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

 

Photographs and writings regarding the artist are also requested. Confidentiality and requests for anonymity will be honored. Please send photographic documentation to:

 

Sam Francis Foundation
1146 N. Central Ave #523
Glendale, CA 91202
T 818.468.6266
info@samfrancisfoundation.org

 

Thank you and please feel free to contact us with any questions.

The Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project has launched with an initial selection of artworks and will be updated continuously.

Expanded access to the Catalogue Raisonné is available to subscribers for only $100/year.  Limited access is available free of charge.

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