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Decade: Autoportait 1965, 1975. Artwork: © Morgan Art Foundation Ltd./Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY


Robert Indiana, curated by Robert L. B. Tobin and held at the Michener Galleries, University of Texas, Austin, was the artist's first retrospective since 1968. His series of 72-inch-square Decade: Autoportrait paintings, begun in 1972, were exhibited for the first time alongside forty-one additional paintings and sculptures. The show traveled to the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, December 1, 1977–January 15, 1978; the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, February 21–April 2, 1978; the Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, April 23–May 21, 1978; and the Art Center, South Bend, Indiana, June 2–July 16, 1978.