Current Location:
Building C (DEV) -> 5th Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; 5th Floor, rm. 511C

Looking West

Artwork
Identifier:
1999.932.1
Artist:
Michael Pfleghaar
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Oil on Paper
Date:
1999
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 26.5 in Width: 54 in
Description:
Scenic view of downtown Grand Rapids during the day.
Historical Context:
Michael Pfleghaar defines his work by relationships, whether that be between colors, objects or shadows and how they relate to one other. His early works (such as this one of downtown Grand Rapids), encompasses a more realistic aesthetic than his later works, which showcase abstract forms. Colors also have an importance within his works, often having specific meanings relating to emotion or metaphors. Pfleghaar is an alumnus of Grand Valley State University, class of 1988.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term:
oil painting
Library of Congress Subjects:
Painting