Current Location:
Building B (MAK) -> 1st Floor - Building B (MAK)
Location Notes:
MAK; 1st fl., Lf. of Rm. B-1-132

Flooded Tool Chest, Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans

Artwork
Identifier:
2007.402.1
Artist:
Steven L. Smith
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Giclée Inkjet Print
Date:
2006
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 12.5 in Width: 16.25 in
Description:
Image of a heavily rusted tool chest with some drawers open and a few rusted tools in the drawer. The rust forms colors of purple and ochres. Signed by the artist. The Katrina Landscape – One Year Later
Historical Context:
Dr. Steven L. Smith is a faculty member in the GVSU School of Social Work in addition to his avocation as a social documentary photographer. He has trained with numerous master photographers and does freelance work along with incorporating the visual arts into his courses whenever possible to illustrate human needs and the human condition.