RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Sam Francis

A collection of news and information related to Sam Francis published by this site and its partners.

Top Sam Francis Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Lesser-known artists are poised for a breakthrough

    Lesser-known artists are poised for a breakthrough
    Nobody thought a 12-sided geometric painting by a little-known artist could top a Hockney. The painting, "Vector," has languished in storage for at least 30 years. The painter, Ron Davis, has been living off the grid near Taos, N.M., for almost as long.
  • Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter
    Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....

    A sneak peak ahead of 'The Private Collection Tour'

    A sneak peak ahead of 'The Private Collection Tour'
    Darlene D. DeAngelo opened the double-door to the anonymous home in Lakewood and stepped into its main entrance hall. Works by famous artists from the world of pop and abstract art lined the hallway. These included two pieces by the late Victor Vasarely,...

    Art review: Katharina Grosse at Christopher Grimes Gallery

     
    Usually, graffiti registers as an affirmation of presence in the world on behalf of socially marginal or even invisible people or ideas. Eleven engaging new paintings, all untitled, by Katharina Grosse turn that familiar experience inside out. Best...

    Estranged wife of Dennis Hopper contests sale of certain art items

     
    An auction of art items from the collection of the late Dennis Hopper hit a legal bump this week after the actor's estranged wife filed papers in a Los Angeles court contesting the sale of certain pieces, among them works...