Organ Recovery Systems LifePort Kidney Transporter

A work made of polyurethane housing, polycarbonate organ holder, aluminum, and steel.

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  • A work made of polyurethane housing, polycarbonate organ holder, aluminum, and steel.

Date:

2004

Artist:

Martin Thaler (American, born 1954)
with David Kravitz, John Brassil and Douglas Schein (Organ Recovery Systems), and Dickson Isaacs and Jerry O’Leary (IDEO)

Manufactured by IDEO
American, founded 1991

About this artwork

IDEO is an industrial-design studio that partners with companies to create products, services, environments,
and digital experiences. This streamlined design is a compact yet high-tech alternative to conventional methods of organ storage and transportation. The hope is that it will help remove patients from transplant waiting lists.

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Architecture and Design

Artist

Martin Thaler

Title

Organ Recovery Systems LifePort Kidney Transporter

Origin

United States

Date

2004

Medium

Polyurethane housing, polycarbonate organ holder, aluminum, and steel

Dimensions

37 x 34 x 61 cm (14 9/16 x 13 3/8 x 24 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of IDEO Chicago

Reference Number

2007.336

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