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Robert Indiana

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Birthplace
New Castle, Indiana

Birth year
1928

Lives in
Vinalhaven, Maine

Works in
Vinalhaven, Maine

Current Exhibitions and Events
Apr, 2014 Standing in the Shadows of Love: The Aldrich Collection 1964–1974
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
 
Mar, 2014 Pop Art Prints
Smithsonian American Art Museum
 
Feb, 2014 The Essential Robert Indiana
Indianapolis Museum of Art
 
Feb, 2014 Beyond LOVE
McNay Art Museum
 
Feb, 2014 The Mother Of Us All
McNay Art Museum
 
Nov, 2013 Signs from the Sixties: Robert Indiana's Decade
Currier Museum
 
May, 2013 Indiana by the Numbers
Indianapolis Museum of Art
 
Statement

Robert Indiana (born as Robert Clark) is an American artist associated with the Pop Art movement. He uses distinctive imagery drawing on commercial art approaches blended with existentialism, that gradually moved toward what Indiana calls "sculptural poems". Indiana's work often consists of bold, simple, iconic images, especially numbers and short words like EAT, HUG, and, his best known example, LOVE.

Other well-known works by Indiana including: his painting the unique basketball court formerly used by the Milwaukee Bucks in that city's U.S. Cellular Arena, with a large M shape taking up each half of the court; his sculpture in the lobby of Taipei 101, called 1-0 (2002, aluminum), uses multicoloured numbers to suggest the conduct of world trade and the patterns of human life and the works he created in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks and exhibited in New York in 2004 called the Peace Paintings

 

Recent Exhibits

Robert Indiana participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2014 Back in Time: Post-War to Post-Modern
New Gallery on Old Bailey
 
Jan, 2014 LA Art Show - LA Convention Center
Denis Bloch Fine Art
 
Nov, 2013 Part II: ICONS
Woodward Gallery
 
Sep, 2013 Beyond LOVE
Whitney Museum of American Art
 
Sep, 2013 Castle Fitzjohns Gallery Grand Opening
Castle Fitzjohns Gallery
 
Sep, 2013 ROBERT INDIANA: A Retrospective
Walton Fine Arts
 
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