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Voit

[foit] /fɔɪt/
noun
1.
Carl or Karl von
[kahrl fuh n] /kɑrl fən/ (Show IPA),
1831–1908, German physiologist.
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  • The 40-year-old Voit studied at the Dusseldorf Academy in Germany with Thomas Ruff, a disciple of Bernd and Hilla Becher.

  • And for the past seven years, Voit has traveled around the world, photographing these trees in their natural habitats.

  • Voit documents a perceptual anomaly and allows it to trick us—or not—without any representational manipulation.

  • Voit has employed a similar method of documentation, a neo-objectivist approach that is both clinical and forensic.

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Voit in Medicine

Voit (foit), Carl von. 1831-1908.

German physiologist known for his studies on metabolism.

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