Emmanuel Kant's Failure

Juan Geuer

BIRTH YEAR 1917
BIRTH PLACE Soest, Holland
DEATH YEAR 2009
DEATH PLACE Almonte, Ontario
MEDIUM Wood and metal with fresnel lense in front of clock that moves backwards
DATE 1988
DIMENSIONS 76.2cm x 76.2cm x 11.4cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.04.30
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Else Geuer-Vermeij, 2013.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A clock sculpture of a white clock face with a single long thin black hand, with a Fresnel lens in front of the clock that moves backwards. The clock is mounted on a black hexagonal base, against a black background. The piece distorts time to allow the viewer to question a new perspective of time and space.

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