Related Objects
Current Location:
Building D (MAK) -> 2nd Floor - Building D (MAK)
Location Notes:
MAK; 2nd fl., Across from Rm. D - 2 - 210

Images in Mirrors

Artwork
Identifier:
2001.089.1
Artist:
Delbert Michel
Credit:
Gift of Marilyn Garber
Medium:
Acrylic on Panel
Date:
1970
Description:
Abstract: warm earth tones with cool blue and white; suggestive of figures standing in crowd.
Historical Context:
The work of Delbert Michel is inspired by the Impressionist and Abstract Expressionist art movements, light and color, and Michel's travels around the world. Michel began creating art in 1960s, where began experimenting with the abstract compositions that would dominate his later artworks. As his career progressed, Michel began to incorporate more shapes, designs, and colors into his art, creating landscapes inspired by nature but far from a realistic depiction. Michel currently lives in Suttons Bay, Michigan, where he continues to work as an artist.