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ID: 500015478
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500015478

 
Record Type: Person
Indiana, Robert (American painter and sculptor, 1928-2018)

Note: Known especially for his typographic rendering of the word "love;" expressed as paintings and sculpture, which has been widely imitated, satirized, and reproduced as unauthorized products. This work represented only one of many text-based works that he produced, and is considered one of the forerunners of what became known as Pop Art.

Names:
Indiana, Robert (preferred,V,index,LC)
Robert Indiana (V,display)
Clark, Robert (V)
Robert Clark (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
printmaker

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New Castle (Henry county, Indiana, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  Warhol, Andy  
......................  (American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker, 1928-1987) [500006031]
romantic partner of ....  Kelly, Ellsworth  
..................................  (American painter and sculptor, 1923-2015) [500004975]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Indiana, Robert (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and sculptor, 1928-2018) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, sculptor, b.1928) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 1928-) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, b.1928) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, born 1928) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American sculptor, born 1928) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American interior designer, contemporary) ..... [AVERY]
(American painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, born 1928) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born 1928) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Clark, Robert ........ [AVERY Preferred, Grove Art, WCI]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Witt Computer Index database
Indiana, Robert ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
................................  Finkel, Robert Indiana, New York Times (2018) obit.
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50082289
................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Robert Clark ........ [AVERY, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Robert Indiana ........ [GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Colonial homes, 1989 Aug., v.15, no.4 42
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50082289
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50082289
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Artists (1989)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1984
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Finkel, Robert Indiana, New York Times (2018) obit.
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