Current Location:
Zumberge Administration (JHZ) -> 4th Floor (JHZ)
Location Notes:
JHZ; 4th Floor; Suite 4068; Right of Rm. 4087

Stalk and Clump of Grass I

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.1.16
Artist:
Robert Koropp
Credit:
Gift of Daryl Fisher
Medium:
Color Photograph
Date:
1979
Description:
Dimly-colored photograph of clump of grass with large stalk at right side; out-of-focus background.;Dimly-colored photograph of clump of grass with large stalk at right side; out-of-focus background.
Historical Context:
Robert Koropp was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1924. 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, receiving his Master of Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. Later he studied photography at the Art Center School, also in Los Angeles. His artistic career began in successful commercial advertising, which included work for such prestigious clientele as Kellogg's, First National Bank, Amoco and Mobil, among others. 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.