Current Location:
Building C (DEV) -> 5th Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building C; 5th Floor; Behind the front desk

Untitled

Artwork
Identifier:
2011.28.1
Artist:
Jeff Kraus
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Latex, Graphite, Charcoal, Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
Date:
2011
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 48 in Width: 72 in
Description:
Large white painting with abstract shapes/lines; splotches of color.
Historical Context:
Michigan born, Brooklyn based painter, Jeff Kraus’s approach to paint is immediate, compulsive, and rhythmic. Spontaneous movements are dragged, scratched, and pressed onto surfaces. Kraus’s work emphasizes the performative act of mark making while still using traditional mediums like paint on board. This energy flows through his artwork, with each stroke and splatter catching seemingly every move he made to create this painting. Yet through all the chaos, his bold use of white and negative space still creates a void within the place and time of creation,

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term:
mixed media