Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Sam Francis "Berlin Red" at the Martin-Gropius-Bau

Sam Francis’s monumental 24-by-36-foot painting Berlin Red, which was painted in Los Angeles as a commission for the Neue Nationalgalerie in 1968-70, was recently on display at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin, as part of "Pacific Standard Time." During the exhibition, Sam Francis Foundation Director Debra Burchett-Lere was able to view the work and admire its scale and presence.

Above: Debra Burchett-Lere viewing Sam Francis, Berlin Red installed for "Pacific Standard Time" at Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, 2012. 

A visitor walks by Berlin Red: Photo Markus Schreiber

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