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Robert Indiana

Love, from Book of Love, 1996

Screenprint in colors, on ANW Crestwood Museum Edition Paper, with full margins
23 9/10 × 19 4/5 in
60.6 × 50.2 cm
Edition of 200 + 50AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
P
Phillips

Image: 18 x 18 in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Sheet: 23 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. (60.6 x 50.2 cm)
Framed

Image: 18 x 18 in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Sheet: 23 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. (60.6 x 50.2 cm)
Framed

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 'PP 3/10' in pencil (a printer's proof, the edition was 200 and 50 artist's proofs)
Publisher
American Image Editions, New York
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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About the work
P
Phillips

Image: 18 x 18 in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Sheet: 23 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. (60.6 x 50.2 cm)
Framed

Image: 18 x 18 in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Sheet: 23 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. (60.6 x 50.2 cm)
Framed

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 'PP 3/10' in pencil (a printer's proof, the edition was 200 and 50 artist's proofs)
Publisher
American Image Editions, New York
Robert Indiana
American, 1928–2018
Follow

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, from Book of Love, 1996

Screenprint in colors, on ANW Crestwood Museum Edition Paper, with full margins
23 9/10 × 19 4/5 in
60.6 × 50.2 cm
Edition of 200 + 50AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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