Robert Indiana’s project to realize his famous LOVE sculpture in marble was inspired by the prominence of marble in the history of art.
After moving to New York in 1954, Robert Indiana eventually took up residence on Coenties Slip.
As part of Giant Steps: Artists and the 1960s, we're premiering Marisol's Tea for Three, part of the artist's bequest to the Albright-Knox.
Check out special behind-the-scenes video of Jerry T. Okimoto's Mobile Painting #17 in motion.
In the early 1960s, Robert Indiana created a body of work inspired by the work of nineteenth-century American literary figures including Herman Melville and Walt Whitman.
Along with words, most notably “love,” numbers are one of the most frequently reoccurring motifs in the art of Robert Indiana.
For many artists in the 1960s, screenprints and posters became primary mediums for creative experimentation and sharing political ideas.
Exhibition Spotlight: Carrie Mae Weems and the 1980s in We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85
Living through the cultural shifts of the 1980s, Carrie Mae Weems and other artists examined how images and language—whether in art, media, or advertising—shape and often distort the representation of identity.