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Robert Indiana

Born in: 1928

United States

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Robert Indiana is an American artist. He was born the 13th September 1928 in New Castle, Indiana. He joined the Pop-Art movement in New York after his graduation from Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis. He used some distinctive imagery drawing on commercial art approaches blended with existentialism. He calls that art "sculptural poems".

In 1962, Robert Indiana had his first solo exhibition in Eleanor Ward's Stable Gallery located in New York. Now, Indiana is represented in many museums around the world and count more than 30 solo exhibitions during his career.

He created his famous iconic work LOVE for a Christmas card for the Museum of Modern Art in 1964. It was a great success and later US Postal Service included this artwork on stamps in 1973, it was called the “love stamps" series. Sculptural versions of the love have been installed in many cities around the world like Philadelphia, and NYC. Then he created various versions in different languages like “Amor" in Spanish and “Ahava" (which means love in Hebrew) for the Israel Museum Art Garden in Jerusalem, Israel.

Between 1996 and 1997, Robert Indiana created two different portfolios: The book of Love and The American Dream. They are composed of many Serigraphs and poems written by Robert Creeley.

In 2008, Robert Indiana set up new sculptures and artworks with the word “Hope". He used the same concept to his Love. This image was famous during the presidential campaign of Barack Obama. The Obama campaign sold T-shirts, pins, bumper stickers, posters, pins and other items adorned with HOPE. Editions of the sculpture have been released and sold internationally and the artist himself has called HOPE "Love's close relative".

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Robert Indiana, A Presidents beloved Norma Jean, Print

Robert Indiana

A Presidents beloved Norma Jean, 2005
40 x 40 inch
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$7,844

Robert Indiana, Marilyn Descent, Print

Robert Indiana

Marilyn Descent, 2001
40 x 40 inch
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$8,091

Robert Indiana, Sunburst Marilyn, Print

Robert Indiana

Sunburst Marilyn, 2001
40.6 x 33.9 inch
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$8,671

Robert Indiana, Golden Future of America, Print

Robert Indiana

Golden Future of America, 1976
26 x 20 inch
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$2,500

Robert Indiana, Anne, Print

Robert Indiana

Anne, 1977
24 x 20.1 x 0.4 inch
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$3,006

Robert Indiana, The Hartley Elegies: The Berlin Series, Print

Robert Indiana

The Hartley Elegies: The Berlin Series, 1990
84 x 84 x 2 inch
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$19,900

Our recommendations Robert Indiana, Four Seasons of Hope, Print

Robert Indiana

Four Seasons of Hope, 2012
35 x 29.5 inch
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$9,827

Robert Indiana, Fur K. v. F. (Hartley), Print

Robert Indiana

Fur K. v. F. (Hartley), 1990
38 x 30 inch
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$2,500

Robert Indiana, The American Dream, Print

Robert Indiana

The American Dream, 1997
18 x 16 inch
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$3,500

Robert Indiana, Highball on the Redball Manifest, Print

Robert Indiana

Highball on the Redball Manifest, 1997
18 x 16 inch
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$3,500

Our recommendations Robert Indiana, Highball on the Redball Manifest, Print

Robert Indiana

Highball on the Redball Manifest, 1997
18 x 16 inch
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$3,500

Our recommendations Robert Indiana, The American dream, Print

Robert Indiana

The American dream, 1997
18 x 16 inch
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$3,500

Robert Indiana, Fur K. v. F. (Hartley), Print

Robert Indiana

Fur K. v. F. (Hartley), 1990
38 x 30 inch
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$2,500

Our recommendations Robert Indiana, Shout for Peace (Blue/Gold), Print

Robert Indiana

Shout for Peace (Blue/Gold), 2014
38 x 38 x 1 inch
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$11,500

Robert Indiana, Classic Hope, Print

Robert Indiana

Classic Hope, 2010
39 x 39 x 1 inch
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$11,500

Our recommendations Robert Indiana, Quiet, The Dove (Book of LOVE), Print

Robert Indiana

Quiet, The Dove (Book of LOVE), 1996
27 x 23 x 1 inch
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$500

Robert Indiana, The Word (Book of LOVE), Print

Robert Indiana

The Word (Book of LOVE), 1996
27 x 23 x 1 inch
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$500

Robert Indiana, Thirst (Book of LOVE), Print

Robert Indiana

Thirst (Book of LOVE), 1996
27 x 23 x 1 inch
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$500

Robert Indiana, From the Umbrage of a Master Poet, Print

Robert Indiana

From the Umbrage of a Master Poet, 1996
27 x 23 x 1 inch
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$500

Robert Indiana, Pelvic and Bright (from The Book of LOVE), Print

Robert Indiana

Pelvic and Bright (from The Book of LOVE), 1996
27 x 23 x 1 inch
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$500

Robert Indiana, Tiger Music (Book of LOVE), Print

Robert Indiana

Tiger Music (Book of LOVE), 1996
27 x 23 x 1 inch
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$500

Robert Indiana, Brooklyn Bridge, Print

Robert Indiana

Brooklyn Bridge, 2017
36 x 30 x 1 inch
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$8,000

Robert Indiana, Jenny Reefer, Print

Robert Indiana

Jenny Reefer, 1977
24 x 20.1 inch
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$1,958

Robert Indiana, Indiana Elliot, Print

Robert Indiana

Indiana Elliot, 1977
24 x 20.1 inch
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$1,958

Our recommendations Robert Indiana, Amor, Print

Robert Indiana

Amor, 1994
30 x 30 inch
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Robert Indiana, Anne, Print

Robert Indiana

Anne, 1977
24 x 20.1 x 0.4 inch
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