Current Location:
Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences -> 1st Floor (CHS)
Location Notes:
CHS; 1st fl., South Hall, across from Restrooms

Dances with Derrida: Orthomorphic Deconstruction

Artwork
Identifier:
2003.342.1a
Artist:
Richard E. Paschke
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Cast Resin, Stainless Steel, Plexiglass
Date:
2002
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 42 in Width: 27 in Depth: 8 in
Description:
High relief wall hung sculpture. Divided into four smaller panels and a partial drawer that protrudes from the wall that hold instruments used by orthopedic surgeons. The surface of the panels contain life size representations of human bones.
Historical Context:
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Richard Paschke earned a doctorate degree in neurobiology at Purdue University before teaching at GVSU for over thirty years. In his free time, Paschke is an avid musician, composer and artist exploring mediums such as oil painting and sculpture. This series of work titled “Dances with Derrida,” combined his science and art backgrounds, creating images using carved anatomical parts that Paschke could use during his lectures.