Related Objects
Current Location:
L. William Seidman Center -> 3rd Floor (WSC)
Location Notes:
WSC; 3rd Floor, across from Dean's Reception 3005, left of 3155

Grandmother's Quilt #3

Artwork
Identifier:
2013.13.1
Artist:
Delbert Michel
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Acrylic on Canvas
Date:
2012
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 36 in Width: 48 in
Description:
Pieces of old cloth sewn together against a grey acrylic 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.