Robert Indiana

Robert Indiana, born Robert Clark in 1928, was an influential American artist known for his iconic pop art creations. He gained worldwide recognition for his bold use of color, geometric shapes and text-based compositions. Indiana’s most famous work is arguably his “LOVE” series, which features the word “LOVE” in bold capital letters arranged in a square, with the letter “O” at an angle. This image became an iconic symbol of the 1960s counterculture movement and has since been reproduced in various forms around the world. Indiana’s fascination with language and symbolism extended beyond the word “LOVE” to encompass other words and phrases, often exploring themes of identity, American culture and the human condition. His contributions to the Pop Art movement left a lasting legacy and solidified his place as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century.