Current Location:
Muskegon Regional Center
Muskegon Innovation Hub (MAREC) -> Muskegon Innovation Hub (MAREC)
-> 1st Floor (MAREC)
Location Notes:
MEC; 1st floor; Left Rm. 140

Primum Movens, First mover, Unmoved Mover, or Whatever!

Artwork
Identifier:
2002.39.1
Artist:
Alejandro Pecorelli
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Ink, Bronze Leaf, Wax Seal
Date:
2001
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 9 in Width: 13 in
Description:
Black and white image of a structure with chains leading to the right side of the image, mounted on a gold background with a red seal.
Historical Context:
This is one of the most famous philosophical conceptions born from Aristotle's mind. It has enjoyed good fortune not only among Catholic thinkers, but also among those of the Lutheran and Reformed traditions. The basic premise is that something caused the Universe to exist, and this First Cause must be God.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms:
mixed media
pen-and-wash drawings
sealing wax
works on paper