Current Location:
Building E (DEV) -> 1st Floor (DEV; E)
Location Notes:
DEV; 1st Floor; Building E; Corridor

In Memorium: White's Bridge 1869-2013

Artwork
Identifier:
2014.50.6
Artist:
Carl Forslund
Credit:
Gift of George and Barbara Gordon
Medium:
Soft pastel on paper.
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 10.5 in Width: 16.5 in
Description:
A bridge at nighttime, engulfed in orange, yellow, and pink flames and smoke. The light from the colorful fire is reflected in the river below.
Historical Context:
After high school, in 1945, Carl Forslund joined the 20th Air Force in Guam where he became staff artist. Forslund later attended the University of Michigan and began working in the family furniture business. Upon his retirement Forslund began working with soft pastels and in 2005 was inducted into the Masters Circle of the International Association of Pastel Societies.