Robert Indiana, ‘Nine’, 1968, Print, Serigraph in colors, Heritage Auctions
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Robert Indiana

Nine, 1968

Serigraph in colors
25 1/2 × 19 3/4 in
64.8 × 50.2 cm
Edition 88/125
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Condition Report: Two spots of foxing in lower right; losses in the print around left, right and …

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Signed and dated in lower right, and numbered in lower left in pencil
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Printed by Edition Domberger, Germany
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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, ‘Nine’, 1968, Print, Serigraph in colors, Heritage Auctions
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Condition Report: Two spots of foxing in lower right; losses in the print around left, right and upper edges. Conditioned in the frame. Hinged and framed.

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Signed and dated in lower right, and numbered in lower left in pencil
Publisher
Printed by Edition Domberger, Germany
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Nine, 1968

Serigraph in colors
25 1/2 × 19 3/4 in
64.8 × 50.2 cm
Edition 88/125
.
Bidding closed
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