Title of Work
Art & Design Study Collection
On display: Third floor
Sue Hettmansperger, a Professor Emerita at the University of Iowa, uses ideas of culture and ecological awareness to create pieces that represent abstract feelings. She has exhibited her work for many years across the US.
Student composed text panel:
Sue Hettmansperger (American, 1948)
UND Art Collections: Art & Design Study Collection
Template II is a simple piece with a white object being the focus. The white color contrasts with the grey background to give a very modern feeling. The object could be a feeling to focus on, the contrasting white with grey may give the viewer a feeling of hope against the dark clouds that can sometimes be experienced in life. When looking at this piece, it can be imagined that the object is a hug or embrace of safety.
Abstract, detailed white and gray form.
Featured in On the Line: An explanation of a basic element of design (2021-2022).
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