Current Location:
Building A (DEV)
Building A (DEV) -> 1st Floor (DEV; A)
-> 2nd Floor (DEV; A)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building A; 2nd fl.; Right of drinking fountain near Rm. 210A

Tree of Life

Artwork
Identifier:
2011.15.1
Artist:
Jean Baptiste
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Acrylic on Canvas
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 35 in Width: 23 in
Description:
Three brightly colored birds amongst brightly colored fruit in a tree.
Historical Context:
Haiti's unique history is manifested in its art, which is a complex tradition reflecting African, French, Catholic, and indigenous roots. The motif of the tree of life is present is a variety of cultures around the world; thus, it reflects Haiti's own multicultural influences.