‘LOVE’ (Classic) carpet designed by Robert Indiana (*).
Hand-woven with 100% Indian wool, spun at 2.5 turns per inch.
Copyright of the artist on the attached label on the back side.
Limited edition of 10,000 copies for Galerie-f, made under the supervision of John Gilbert, master carpet maker.
It includes a certificate of authenticity (COA).
Robert Indiana's ‘Classic Love’ tapestry is a reedition of the artist's iconic ‘LOVE’, which started as a simple Christmas card design for the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1964 and has since become one of the most recognised contemporary artworks ever created.
Dimensions: 76.2 x 76.2 x 2 cm
The art piece will be carefully handled and packaged. Registered shipping with a tracking number.
The shipment will also include a full insurance for the final value of the work, with full refund in case of loss or damage, at no cost to the buyer.
(*) Robert Clark, who will later take the pseudonym Robert Indiana, was born in New Castlel (Indiana, United States) in 1928. He studied first in different Art institutions or schools in the United States (Indianapolis, Utica, Chicago...) before enrolling in the College of Art in Edinburgh, and then in London. Indiana travelled through Mexico, Europe, and United States inland. He settled in New York in 1958.
In 1962 he organised his first personal exhibition in the United States. A key Pop Art artist, Indiana exhibits in many places, participates in all the manifestations of the movement, in Montreal, Düsseldorf, São Paulo, New York, Chicago, Paris...
Indiana is part of the second wave of American Pop Art artists, after the first one which included Rauschenberg, Johns, Chamberlain ... Like many Pop Art artists, Indiana evolved in his own direction, picking up on his own paths that were opened by others. He uses to express himself the tubes of fluorescent lights, geometric figures, circles, stars, pentagons, with uniform colours, well delimited and without relief.
Robert Indiana admired Edward Hopper and the painter Charles Demuth.
His famous ‘Love’ with the inclined O sign would become the reference for Pop Art, an image that the artist would repeat, an obsessive image that would invade the North American world. Indiana's career, which almost became the man of a single image, reflects the spirit of Pop Art, a spirit that establishes ambiguous relationships with consumer society, between hate and flattery.
Robert Indiana died in May 2018, aged 89.
- Robert Indiana (after)
- Titolo dell’opera
- LOVE (Classic)
- Arazzo indiano in lana
- Firma facsimile autorizzata
- Eccellenti condizioni
- Dimensioni totali
- 76.2×76.2×2 cm