The LOVE sculpture, which I think is probably the most beautiful thing that I have caused to bring about. This is an edition of, there were six of these, but each one of these LOVEs were carved individually. It is solid aluminum, it is not a casting. Just details. It is almost jewel-like.
— Robert Indiana
Excerpt from Robert Indiana, Lecture in conjunction with the exhibition Wood Works: Constructions by Robert Indiana, Washington, D.C., May 3, 1984, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.