Wednesday, May 25, 2016

19 Hoosiers Like Robert Indiana Featured at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Robert Indiana (American, b. 1928), LOVE, 1966, oil on canvas, 71-7/8 × 71-7/8 × 2-1/2 in. Indianapolis Museum of Art, James E. Roberts Fund, 67.8 © 2016 Morgan Art Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
INDIANA---Everyone knows him for his LOVE painting and sculpture, but there is much more to Robert Indiana than just LOVE. Born in New Castle, Indiana, Robert Clark changed his last name to Indiana in 1958 in honor of his home state. This exhibition, "The 19 Stars of Indiana Art: A Bicentennial Celebration" celebrates the artistic achievements of men and women who were born, raised, or worked in Indiana (Ends January 2017). The quality and variety of the contributions of Indiana's artists have created legacies of regional, national, and international distinction.