Current Location:
Zumberge Administration (JHZ) -> 3rd Floor (JHZ)
Location Notes:
JHZ; Suite 3089; South Wall

Alaskan Blue II, Mt. Augustine, AK

Artwork
Identifier:
2010.54.4
Artist:
Robert Koropp
Credit:
Gift of Daryl Fischer
Medium:
Color Photograph
Date:
1978
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13 in Width: 20 in
Description:
Photograph of volcano from across a large body of water. There is smoke coming out of the left side of the volcano. The tones of the piece are all shades of blue.
Historical Context:
Robert Koropp was born in Chicago, Illinois. After serving in the army in World War II, he attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where he received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and later went on to study photography at the Art Center School in Los Angeles. Koropp had a successful career in advertising with numerous high profile clients including Kellogg’s, First National Bank, Amoco, Mobil, Honeywell and Pentax. With a background in science and a desire to experiment, he created multiple bodies of work including experimental and micro photography, land and cityscape, in both still-life and motion images.