Current Location:
Alumni House -> 2nd Floor (AH)
Location Notes:
AH; 2nd fl., Rt. of Elevator

Tea Plucker #7

Artwork
Identifier:
2002.11.1
Artist:
Dan Watts
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Color Photograph
Date:
2001
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13.25 in Width: 10.5 in
Description:
Photograph of female tea plucker wearing purple shirt and multi-colored head band with a white rim. Out-of-focus green background.
Historical Context:
Dan Watts is known for combining photography and his love for anthropology. He has traveled to 34 countries for various photography projects. Most recently, he spent a year of travel to create photo essays of each of the five sister cities of Grand Rapids. These include the Cherry Blossom and the Fire Festival in Imihachiman, Japan; the architecture of Perugia, Italy; Beilsko-Biala, Poland; people of the Ga District of Ghana in West Africa; and Zapopan, Mexico. At a grand total of 16,855 photographs, this collection marks the single largest collection of Sister-City photography in the world. His work is on permanent display at the JW Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term:
color photography