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09/18/2015

The New York Times: City of Brotherly ‘Amor’

By Joshua Barone

It’s not English. But the playful and vibrant design — four red letters arranged in a square, the O tilting to the right — is ubiquitous, and so is its message: “Amor.” This Spanish-language form of Robert Indiana’s famous “Love” sculpture, a 1998 update of his Pop Art classic, will be unveiled on Tuesday outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art, about a mile from the tourist favorite “Love” on John F. Kennedy Plaza. The sculptures will be bookends to Benjamin Franklin Parkway, where Pope Francis is expected to celebrate Mass with an audience of more than a million on Sept. 27.

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