And Womb's a piece that, it was fun because I was once featured, I had the cover of House Beautiful [February 1970]. And inside there was a double page spread of my construcions, and when I asaw the proofs everything was fine, but when the magazine was published the word womb was deleted. Obviously too much for the housewives of Middle America or something, you see.
— 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.