Robert Indiana, ‘Book of Love: one plate’, 1996, Phillips
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Robert Indiana

Book of Love: one plate, 1996

Screenprint in colours, on A.N.W. Crestwood Museum Edition paper, with full margins, with accompanying poem.
23 9/10 × 20 in
60.8 × 50.8 cm
Edition 104/200 + 50AP
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Phillips

I. 46.1 x 45.6 cm (18 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)
S. 60.8 x 50.8 cm (23 7/8 x 20 in.)

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Signed, dated and numbered 104/200 in pencil (there were also 50 artist's proofs), the poem signed and numbered in pencil, published by …
Robert Indiana
American, 1928–2018
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One of the central figures of the Pop Art movement, Robert Indiana takes his inspiration from commercial signs, claiming: “There are more signs than trees in America. There are more signs than leaves. So I think of myself as a painter of American landscape.” In his paintings, sculptures, and prints, he mimics and re-arranges the words and numbers of a myriad of signs, including the Phillips 66 gas station logo and the “Yield” traffic sign. He is most famous for his “LOVE” paintings and sculptures, first produced in the 1960s. Creating a block out of the word—with the “L” and the “O” set atop the “V” and the “E”—Indiana has effectively inserted his own sign into the mix.

Robert Indiana, ‘Book of Love: one plate’, 1996, Phillips
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I. 46.1 x 45.6 cm (18 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)
S. 60.8 x 50.8 cm (23 7/8 x 20 in.)

Medium
Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 104/200 in pencil (there were also 50 artist's proofs), the poem signed and numbered in pencil, published by …
Robert Indiana
American, 1928–2018
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One of the central figures of the Pop Art movement, Robert Indiana takes his inspiration from commercial signs, claiming: “There are more signs than trees in America. There are more signs than leaves. So I think of myself as a painter of American landscape.” In his paintings, sculptures, and prints, he mimics and re-arranges the words and numbers of a myriad of signs, including the Phillips 66 gas station logo and the “Yield” traffic sign. He is most famous for his “LOVE” paintings and sculptures, first produced in the 1960s. Creating a block out of the word—with the “L” and the “O” set atop the “V” and the “E”—Indiana has effectively inserted his own sign into the mix.

Robert Indiana

Book of Love: one plate, 1996

Screenprint in colours, on A.N.W. Crestwood Museum Edition paper, with full margins, with accompanying poem.
23 9/10 × 20 in
60.8 × 50.8 cm
Edition 104/200 + 50AP
Bidding closed
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