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Sculptor:
Indiana, Robert 1928-2018  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: aluminum, painted; Base: wood or stainless steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Philadelphia Department of Public Property Municipal Services Building Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107
Located John F. Kennedy Plaza 15th Street & Kennedy Boulevard Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Date:
Ca. 1976. Installed 1976
Notes:
Public Monument Conservation Project, 1986.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Bach, Penny Balkin, "Public Art in Philadelphia," Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992, pg. 165-166, 242.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Bach, Penny Balkin, "Public Art in Philadelphia," Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992, pg. 165, 242.
(Base, bronze plaque:) IN APPRECIATION/TO/ F. EUGENE DIXON, JR./ FOR HIS GENEROUS DONATION OF THIS/ UNIQUE SCULPTURE TO THE/ CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Four red-painted, block letters arranged two by two in a square to spell the word LOVE. The letters "L" and "O" are on the top and the letters "V" and "E" are on the bottom. The sculpture rests on a trapezoid-shaped base which is open in the middle.
Topic:
Object--Letter  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_14506