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Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Location Notes:
PAC; lt rm 1222

Sunset Sky

Artwork
Identifier:
2008.456.1
Artist:
Delbert Michel
Credit:
Gift of Delbert and Sally Michel
Medium:
Acrylic on Canvas
Date:
2003
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 6 ft Width: 8 ft
Description:
A vibrant, grid-like painting made up of different colored (soem neon) squares, horizontal/diagonal rectangles and irregular and regular lines.
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.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms:
Nonobjective
acrylic painting
Library of Congress Subjects:
Art, Abstract--United States