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Robert Indiana

Gertrude Stein, 1977

Lithograph in colors on Arches
17 15/16 × 14 in
45.6 × 35.6 cm
Edition 91/150
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Condition Report: Sheet is loose; three inch crease in center left; light discoloration along the …

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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.

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Condition Report: Sheet is loose; three inch crease in center left; light discoloration along the lower and left edges. Not framed.

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Signed and dated lower right, and numbered lower left in pencil
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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

Gertrude Stein, 1977

Lithograph in colors on Arches
17 15/16 × 14 in
45.6 × 35.6 cm
Edition 91/150
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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