Related Objects
Current Location:
P. Douglas Kindschi Hall of Science -> 4th Floor (KHS)
Location Notes:
KHS; 4th Fl; Across from Elevator

Climbing the Peak

Artwork
Identifier:
2013.84.3
Artist:
Delbert Michel
Credit:
Gift of Sally and Del Michel
Medium:
Acrylic on Canvas
Date:
circa 2000
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 72 in Width: 60 in
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 started experimenting with the abstract compositions that would dominate his later artworks. As his career progressed, Michel incorporated 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.