Cartographic Grids (Generative #1)

Juan Geuer

BIRTH YEAR 1917
BIRTH PLACE Soest, Holland
DEATH YEAR 2009
DEATH PLACE Almonte, Ontario
MEDIUM Scribing on white mylar enclosed in two pieces of plexiglass
DATE 2003
DIMENSIONS 62.9cm x 56.8cm x 1.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.04.03
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Else Geuer-Vermeij, 2013.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A curved downward annular section (curved trapezoid shape) of a grid of 35 quadrants with the longest radius pointed down, against a white background, within a bold rectangular border. This piece is on paper, mounted beneath heavy Plexiglas. The grid demonstrates Geuer’s interest in linking science to philosophy.

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