Surface Back in Time

Juan Geuer

BIRTH YEAR 1917
BIRTH PLACE Soest, Holland
DEATH YEAR 2009
DEATH PLACE Almonte, Ontario
MEDIUM Silver Gelatin print made on the Terrascope, masonite, wood mirror and Uvex Hemishere
DATE 1977
DIMENSIONS 200cm x 213cm x 185cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.04.24a-c
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Else Geuer-Vermeij, 2013.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A mixed media installation of a paleogeographic map of the earth is mounted on a mirror with a black hexagonal base and placed behind a transparent hemisphere supported by a black vertical rectangle board. During the installation, two wooden stools, one white and one black, were positioned in front of the piece. This work is part of group of Geuer’s work based on the Earth development and evolution.

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