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 Sam Lewis Francis  (1923 - 1994)

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Lived/Active: California / Japan/France      Known for: splatter-stain imagery painting, graphics

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Sam Francis
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1923 (San Mateo, California)
- 1994 (Santa Monica, California)
California / Japan/France splatter-stain imagery painting, graphics
Methods
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Easel Painting
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Aquatint
* Charcoal
* Egg Tempera
* Enamel, Enameling
* Etching, Etcher
* Gouache
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Stained Glass Design
* Tempera
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Abstract Expressionism
* Abstraction, Abstract

  
Subjects
* Self-Portrait

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Europe
* Japan
* Monterey, Carmel California

  
Teacher
* David Park

  
Schools
* California School of Fine Arts, Student

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Allan & Susan Marion Collection
* Art Enterprises Collection
* Richard Weisman Collection

  
Added Description
* Printmaking Specialty

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
Exhibition of Special Group
* Post Painterly Abstraction, 1964

  
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Middle Blue
© 2001 Estate of Sam Francis / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  
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