X-ray

Juan Geuer

BIRTH YEAR 1917
BIRTH PLACE Soest, Holland
DEATH YEAR 2009
DEATH PLACE Almonte, Ontario
MEDIUM X-ray, cloth and steel
DATE 1979
DIMENSIONS Installation
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.04.42
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Else Geuer-Vermeij, 2013.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A mixed-media installation of an x-ray hanging from the ceiling in the center of three hanging black rectangular cloth panels (left, right, and back) with an old x-ray machine on a black stand in front. This piece explores the scientific investigations to which we submit our bodies, and revealing Geuer’s fascination with human beings’ sense of place and self in relation to the body.

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