samfrancis

An exhibition of paintings by the acclaimed California artist Sam Francis now on view at Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert through April 29, 2019. Drawing upon diverse influences including Fauvism, French Impressionism and Modernism, Color Field painting, and Japanese calligraphy, Francis is considered a...

Look for “DEAR Big SAM” article in Arts of Asia, Sept - Oct issue. Congratulations @johnalbertseed https://www.artsofasianet.com/back_issues/back_issue.php?issue_code=2018_sep_oct Image credit: Paint spattered “Fresh Air” letter from Walasse Ting to Sam Francis (page 1), dated November 19th, 1971. Sam Francis Papers. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.M.8). © Estate of...

Monday, June 25 marks what would have been the 95th birthday of Sam Francis. Happy birthday to Sam! In celebration, we are highlighting “The Painter Sam Francis” A Film by Jeffrey Perkins, 2008.  The film includes rare footage of Sam Francis working on the mural entitled,...

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