The Hand of Mrs. Röntgen

Juan Geuer

BIRTH YEAR 1917
BIRTH PLACE Soest, Holland
DEATH YEAR 2009
DEATH PLACE Almonte, Ontario
MEDIUM Plexiglas and metal
DATE 1979
DIMENSIONS 53cm x 69cm x 53cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.04.16
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Else Geuer-Vermeij, 2013.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A mixed media mobile of a hand form silhouette cut out of Plexiglas, hanging from a metal ball chain, dangling between a cubical black metal folding screen frame with sheets of variously structure semi-transparent material on each of the four sides. The whole piece is suspended from the ceiling and allowed to rotate, creating interplay of shadows, reflections, and images with variable degrees of definition.

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