Fault Plane solution calculator

Juan Geuer

BIRTH YEAR 1917
BIRTH PLACE Soest, Holland
DEATH YEAR 2009
DEATH PLACE Almonte, Ontario
MEDIUM Plexiglas sculpture
DATE 1979
DIMENSIONS 55.9cm x 25.7cm x 55.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.04.13
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Else Geuer-Vermeij, 2013.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
This sculpture of a Lucite hollow hemisphere suspended, equator up mounted on a stand between four slender cylindrical legs. The top hemisphere is consisting of a fitted movable construction of one circular and two semicircular planes fixed at right angles to one another, into the hollow of the bottom hemisphere. The semicircular planes serve to visualize the fault planes in the earth’s crust, which play such an important part in the understanding of earthquakes.

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