Robert Indiana, ‘Love Cross’, 1968, Print, Serigraph, Vertu Fine Art
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Robert Indiana

Love Cross, 1968

Serigraph
25 1/2 × 22 1/2 in
64.8 × 57.2 cm
Edition 19/100/100
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Location
Boca Raton, New York, Bridgehampton
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Signature
Hand signed and dated in pencil lower right, numbered and titled lower left
Publisher
Institute of Contemporary Art, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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, ‘Love Cross’, 1968, Print, Serigraph, Vertu Fine Art
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Hand signed and dated in pencil lower right, numbered and titled lower left
Publisher
Institute of Contemporary Art, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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

Love Cross, 1968

Serigraph
25 1/2 × 22 1/2 in
64.8 × 57.2 cm
Edition 19/100/100
.
Sold
Location
Boca Raton, New York, Bridgehampton
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