Newton intersperses his fascination with technology and machines with his love of literature and art history. SDX Satellite Delay comments on our preoccupation with technology in a work that is both whimsical and frightening.
Artist Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019
  • SDX Satellite Delay
Date between 1983 and 1984
Medium wood, iron, styrofoam, rubber, polyester resin, and oil paint
Dimensions Overall: 76 × 41 × 30 inches (193 × 104.1 × 76.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. S. Brooks Barron
Accession Number 1988.24
Department Contemporary Art after 1950
Not On View
1988-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)