Current Location:
Service Building -> Public Safety
Location Notes:
Public Safety; Right of Room 1010

Harbinger of Fall

Artwork
Identifier:
2011.1.20
Artist:
Robert Koropp
Credit:
Gift of Daryl Fisher
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
1978
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13.75 in Width: 11 in
Description:
Image of forested area; focused on a very thin, young tree dividing the photo directly down the center.
Historical Context:
Robert Koropp was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1924. After serving in the army in World War II, he studied chemistry at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Later he studied photography at the Art Center School in Los Angeles, California. His artistic career began in commercial advertising, which included work for such prestigious clientele as Kellogg's, First National Bank, Amoco and Mobil. Moving on to more personal endeavors, he created multiple bodies of photographic work including experimental and micro-photography, land and cityscape, still life and motion images and much more. Koropp has published several photography books and has produced limited-edition fine art prints for private and corporate collections.