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Details & Cataloguing

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Robert Indiana
1928
LOVE WALL (RED GREEN BLUE)
stamped on the reverse
oil on canvas, in four parts
120 1/2 x 120 1/2 in. 306 x 306 cm.
Executed in 1966.
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Provenance

Galerie Alfred Schmela, Düsseldorf
Acquired by the present owner from the above in October 1968

Exhibited

Kassel, Documenta IV, June - October 1968, cat. no. 3, p. 130, illustrated (panels arranged incorrectly)
Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europäische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983 - April 1984, cat. no. 169, p. 83, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

``LOVE is purely a skeleton of all that word has meant in all the erotic and religious aspects of the theme, and to bring it down to the actual structure of the calligraphy [is to reduce it] to the bare bones.'' -

Robert Indiana

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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