Current Location:
Lake Ontario Hall -> 1st Floor (LOH)
Location Notes:
LOH; 1st flr, main hallway, near vending machines

Monument to Vitus Bering: Working Model

Artwork
Identifier:
2004.403.1
Artist:
Daniel Kaminker
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Wood, Clay, Plaster and Metal
Date:
2001 – 2004
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 40 in Width: 115 in Depth: 50 in
Description:
Large sculpture of a man with a hat and coat on looking into the distance, windblown.
Historical Context:
This monument to the great explorer Vitus Bering, was Daniel Kaminker's senior thesis in the sculpture department of the Academy of Art and Design, in St. Petersburg, 2001-2002. Daniel Kaminker is the son of popular Russian artist Dmitry Kaminker. They've worked together on many projects, though Daniel is also recognized for his own award-winning work.