Current Location:
Kirkhof Center -> 2nd Floor (KC)
Location Notes:
KC; 2nd fl., rm 2242

Outsider Art ➔ Gorilla

Artwork
Identifier:
2005.339.1
Artist:
Jeff Vandenberg
Credit:
Gift of John and Ana Endres
Medium:
Acrylic on Chipboard
Date:
2003
Description:
Large image of a gorilla's face with a confused expression, flames behind it. The piece is composed of three large pieces of chipboard plywood. Done in blue, gray, and orange.
Historical Context:
Jeff Vandenberg, also know as JVB, is well-known in Grand Rapids Michigan as an artist and music promoter, as well as a local business entrepreneur. His artwork can be seen all over Grand Rapids, many relating to his Robot characters. Other themes include animals and modified animals.