Current Location:
The Connection -> 1st Floor (CON)
Location Notes:
CON; 1st fl., Right of Fireplace

Fish

Artwork
Identifier:
2009.17.25
Artist:
Mirtha Balan
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Steel (Recycled)
Date:
circa 2008
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 30 in Width: 30 in
Description:
Circular wall sculpture of a cut out fish pattern with a solid border around it.
Historical Context:
Mirtha Balan of Port-au-Prince, Haiti is a metalsmith and sculptor who began her trade in 1988 after seeing her many brothers and sisters flourish doing the same. Of her work, she's said, "you can break your fingers chiseling away the stone; it's a precise and careful art."