Sam Francis

1923–1994

Sam Francis, ‘Around the Blues’ 1957–62
Around the Blues 1957–62
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In Tate Britain

Biography

Samuel Lewis Francis (June 25, 1923 – November 4, 1994) was an American painter and printmaker.

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Artworks

Features

  • Art Term

    Tachisme

    Term used to describe the non-geometric abstract art that developed in Europe in the 1940s and 1950s characterized by spontaneous ...

  • Tate Etc

    Abstraction sans frontières

    Éric de Chassey

    International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915-65

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