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Beautiful and Obsolete: Obituaries for the Machine Age

May 5, 2017

Stop by Indiana Tech’s Franco D’Agostino Art Gallery on the lower level of the Academic Center to enjoy “Beautiful and Obsolete: Obituaries for the Machine Age.”

This exhibit of work from Fort Wayne, Indiana, painter and printmaker, Kay Gregg, will be on display until mid-August. The D’Agostino Art Gallery is open seven days a week: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-noon; and Sunday from 4-6 p.m. The collection is part of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s traveling exhibition series — the third of four FWMoA collections Indiana Tech will be showcasing through 2017.

Gregg’s work explores a bygone era of mechanical equipment that dominated the marketplace, only to be replaced by the digital revolution of chips and wireless technology. Now, these obsolete machines become icons of the mechanical age, subject matter for an artist’s dismay at the utter uselessness of equipment that was once thought to be cutting edge.