Within the deceptive chaos of “No Brush, 1987” by Sam Francis, order, logic and purpose prevail. Schooled in botany, psychology and medicine, Francis (1923 – 1994) was a creative spirit with a scientific mind. His abstract works may be interpreted as haphazard or unstructured, but they were intended to show space, light, symmetry and patterns. This piece erupts with colors and forms emerging entirely from drips and splashes of paint in a style called Tachisme. A Zen Buddhist, Francis constantly presented yin and yang opposites in his art, starting all of his pieces as black and white proofs, which he believed intensified the impact of the final color prints.
This serigraph is an artisan print with a stunning paint-like vibrancy and viscosity. Also known as screen printing or silk screening, serigraphy is a printing process by which inks are forced through a mesh screen and applied to the surface of the print. The result is a brilliantly hued work of art that retains its beauty for a lifetime.
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