PALM DESERT, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — An exhibition of paintings by the acclaimed California artist Sam Francis will be on view at Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, from November 15, 2018, through April 29, 2019. Drawing upon diverse influences including Fauvism, French Impressionism and Modernism, Color Field painting, and Japanese calligraphy, Francis is […]
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art is pleased to be exhibiting at Art Miami from November 29 – December 4. http://novakart.com/exhibitions-2/artmiami/. Novak will be featuring significant works by Sam Francis from the 1960s – 1980s, celebrating the artist’s enduring legacy as one of the most renown American Abstract Expressionists. The centerpiece […]
Sam Francis: Five Decades of Abstract Expressionism from California Collections
Crocker Art Museum
january 26 – april 20, 2014
This exhibition celebrates the work of internationally acclaimed California native Sam Francis (1923–94), one of Abstract Expressionism’s top practitioners and California’s most accomplished artists. Featuring a colorful range of the artist’s paintings and unique works on paper, this survey highlights different periods of the artist’s work as represented in extraordinary public and private California collections.
Gallery Delaive is proud to announce Sam Francis: Works from the 1950s on paper and canvas. Sam Francis’ (1923-1994) career spanned approximately 50 years and includes a staggering amount of paintings, drawings and prints. Influenced by Abstract Expressionism and the works of Clyfford Still and Jackson Pollock, Francis developed a unique style characterized by his sensitivity to light and the use of space to allow free circulation of strong color. This exhibition will present a selection of works on paper and canvas from Sam Francis’ European decade in the ’50s, pivotal in the development of Francis’ distinctive style.