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Sam Francis papers, 1916-2010 (bulk 1950-1994)

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Francis (Sam) Papers
Series IV. Business files, 1960-2008, undated 27.27 Linear Feet (60 boxes)
Series IV.A. Projects, 1960-2004 7.09 Linear Feet (17 boxes)
Files about projects, often of a collaborative nature, generally involving other artists, writers, or institutions.
Arranged in rough chronological order.
108 circa 1960 - circa 1969
Including projects with Print Council of America, Tamarind Institute, and New Arts Society.
109 circa 1970 - circa 1979
Including projects with Single Wing Turquoise Bird, Venezuela Bienal, Michael Blackwood Films, Phillip Glass, and Weinstock Department Store.
110 Peter Seltz book project, 1974-1981
For Sam Francis, 1976
111 circa 1980 - circa 1984
Including projects with Welton Beckett, Vice President Mondale, Federal Reserve Bank, Olympics Los Angeles, and Art for Nuclear Freeze.
112 Manny Silverman Gallery, 1982-2002
113 circa 1985 - circa 1986
Including projects with Cathedrale de Nevers, Michel Waldberg, Yves Michaud, World Print Council, World Wilderness Council, and Daniel Papierski Print.
114 circa 1987 - circa 1989
Including projects with Bibliothèque Nationale, Artforum, Art Against Aids, and Petersburg Press.
115 circa 1990 - circa 1991
Including projects with Seoul Art Festival, American Indian Heritage Foundation, Art Music Barcelona, Nick Wilder, and Musee Nichido.
116, 170-171 Swatch project, 1992-1997
117 circa 1993
Including projects with Paul La Bell, George Wagner, Vorwerk Carpets, and wine labels.
118 circa 1994
Including projects with Graphique de France, Grafiska Verkstaden, Mendocino Art Center, Daco Verlag Monotype, and Mark Whitney.
119 circa 1995 - circa 1999
Including Clos Pegase Winery, Beverly Hills Public Library, Society for the Arts in Healthcare, Tracy Shiffman, and Jean Paul Riopelle.
107 Artist print projects, 1995-2002
Litho Shop print projects with artists including Marina Abramovich, Vija Celmins, Rebecca Horn, Anish Kapoor, Guillermo Kuitca, Ed Moses, Giuseppe Penone, Martin Puryear, David Reed, Niki de Saint-Phalle, Robert Therrien, and Christopher Wool.
120 Jeffrey Perkins video project, 2000-2004
For his 85 minute video, The Painter Sam Francis, 2008. Includes transcripts of some interviews he did for the film.
box folder
233 11-17 Slides and color prints from project files, undated

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