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Sam Francis

 (1923 - 1994)
Sam Lewis Francis was active/lived in California / Japan, France.  Sam Francis is known for splatter-stain imagery painting, graphics.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Sam Francis


Birth / Death:  1923 San Mateo, California - 1994 Santa Monica, California

Methods for Sam Francis

Collage and/or Decoupage
Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Palette Knife, Heavy Texture

Media for Sam Francis

Aquatint
Etching, Etcher
Ink
Stained Glass Design

Styles for Sam Francis

Abstract Expressionism

Subjects for Sam Francis

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Sam Francis

Europe
Japan
Monterey, Carmel California

Teachers for Sam Francis

David Park

Schools for Sam Francis

California School of Fine Art, Student

Chronology for Sam Francis

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

Collections for Sam Francis

Allan & Susan Marion Collection
Art Enterprises Collection
Richard Weisman Collection

Added Description for Sam Francis

Printmaking Specialty

Exhibition of Museum for Sam Francis

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

Exhibition of Special Group for Sam Francis

Post Painterly Abstraction, 1964


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