Related Objects
Current Location:
Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons -> 2nd Floor (LIB)
Location Notes:
LIB; 2nd Fl.; Right of Rm. 240A

Serenity

Artwork
Identifier:
2013.12.1
Artist:
Delbert Michel
Credit:
Gift of the Artist
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 30 in Width: 60 in
Description:
Asymmetrical boxes and swirls of pastel colors against a gray/blue background.
Historical Context:
The work of Delbert Michel is inspired by the Impressionist and Abstract Expressionist art movements, light and color, and Michel's travels around the world. Michel began creating art in 1960s, where began experimenting with the abstract compositions that would dominate his later artworks. As his career progressed, Michel began to incorporate more shapes, designs, and colors into his art, creating landscapes inspired by nature but far from a realistic depiction. Michel currently lives in Suttons Bay, Michigan, where he continues to work as an artist.