JOHN GREER
JOHN GREER

Time Keeper, 2012

Steel, bronze, wood; 96" x 36" x 66"

 

The only way forward is looking backward. Time is our framework; history contained, kept and taken forward on the unfolding present journey. This is a model of the resolute necessity of maintaining history as our guardian. It is based roughly on an archaic urn from China B.C.

Bus Shelter in Halifax with retroActive poster!
Thinking Back to Gertrude and Henrie, 2015
Installation View retroActive with Threshold, 2015; Civilization, 1990/91; PaperMoney, 2012
Wait of Water by John Greer, 2014 Bay of Fundy Detail of Wait of Water, October 9th, 2014; retroActive tied up, tide down, looking back across the bay where the piece was first realized in 1972
National Gallery of Canada : THE PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE
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