Looking West

Artwork

Identifier:
1999.932.1
Artist:
Michael Pfleghaar
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.
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term
oil painting
Library of Congress Subjects
Painting
Current Location:
GVSU ➜ PEW Campus (Grand Rapids) ➜ Richard M. DeVos Center ➜ Building C (DEV) ➜ 5th Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; 5th Floor, rm. 511C