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Mega-Gem

Location: IUPUI Campus
Mega-Gem
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Mega-Gem, owned by the Indianapolis Museum of Art but lent to Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis, represents an oversized, faceted gemstone with several “rosette” gems of various colors inserted into the facets.  The sculpture was part of a gemstone series done by the artist that played with the idea of the preciousness of art, in which he created the form associated with something valuable in materials that were more ordinary.

The sculpture first appeared at the Chicago

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Medium type: Aluminum; Paint

Date created: 1989

Location

902 West New York Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46202

Associated artists

John Francis Torreano
John Francis Torreano
John Torreano
John Torreano

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  • Photo courtesy of Ken Norris

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