Current Location:
Zumberge Administration (JHZ) -> 4th Floor (JHZ)
Location Notes:
JHZ; 4th Floor; Room 4089

Susitna Sunset

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.1.18
Artist:
Robert Koropp
Credit:
Gift of Daryl Fisher
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
1978
Description:
Image of pink, purple, gold sunset over water; silhouetted shore in foreground.;Image of pink, purple, gold sunset over water; silhouetted shore in foreground.
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.