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Artist: Robert Indiana, American, 1928-2018
1966, cast 2002
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Painted aluminum
72 x 72 x 36in (182.9 x 182.9 x 91.4cm)
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Museum purchase with funds from the Russell Hill Rogers Fund for the Arts
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Robert Indiana is typically associated with the Pop art movement along with artists Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. In 1965, New York's Museum of Modern Art commissioned Indiana to design a Christmas card, and he painted his iconic LOVE composition for the first time. Universally recognizable with its stacked composition of the letters, L and slanted O, over the V and E, this sculpture renders the original card design in three dimensions.
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