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The Painter Sam Francis Details


Artist [[Performer~P634159~Jeffrey Perkins~jeffreyperkins]] directs this documentary about his dear friend [[Performer~P611278~Sam Francis~samfrancis]], a pivotal figure in American abstract art. The film chronicles [[Performer~P611278~Francis~samfrancis]]' life from childhood to the peak years of his career, and features anecdotes and insights from fellow artists such as [[Performer~P62140~Ed Ruscha~edwardruscha]], [[Performer~P635215~James Turrell~jamesturrell]], and [[Performer~P85688~Bruce Conner~bruceconner]]. Created over the course of four decades, The Painter Sam Francis is a warm tribute to the intimate bond shared by the filmmaker and his subject. ~ Carly Wray, Rovi

  • Release date:September 11, 2009