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A brown painted bronze sculpture of a beam with a haunched on a base. Wheels have been affixed to the lower right and left of the sculpture, in between the wheels, on the front of the sculpture, is a peg. The work's title, Hole, appears above the wheels, painted in black stenciled letters against a yellow band of paint. Above the title are a yellow and a red arrow, each pointing towards a hole in the sculpture. The tenon and top front of the beam are painted red.

New York: 1962-1964, Jewish Museum Review—Revisiting Manhattan’s Unmatched Burst of Creativity

Financial Times

August 2, 2022

By Ariella Budick

Artists such as Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg flourished in the city at a moment of pivotal change.

The Rebecca, a painting with a black ground and its title painted in white stenciled letters across the bottom of the canvas. Above the text is a large circle, at the center of which is a blue eight within a white ring with a the black text "Port of New York," within a red compass rose within a blue circle. Surrounding this is another white ring, containing the text, in black, "The American Slave Company."

When ‘New Art’ Made New York the Culture Capital

New York Times

July 21, 2022

By Holland Cotter

Artists in the early 1960s drew from a heady mix: Mad magazine and Marilyn; the civil rights movement and the death of a president; queer bodies and “Pieta.” It’s all at the Jewish Museum.

Installation view of the exhibition Robert Indiana: Sculpture 1958–2018 at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 2022, featuring six wooden sculptures and the painting The Melville Triptych

Robert Indiana: Sculpture 1958-2018

Studio International

April 13, 2022

By David Trigg

This major show, spanning six decades of Indiana’s career, makes clear that there was far more to his work than the four-letter sculpture for which he is primarily remembered

Indiana's polychrome aluminum ONE Through ZERO (The Ten Numbers) on display at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 2022; numbers TWO through EIGHT are visible

Signs and Meaning in the Work of Robert Indiana

The Economist

March 18, 2022

There was much more to the mid-20th-century American artist than the LOVE sculptures that made his name

Robert Indiana's monumental Cor-Ten LOVE Wall installed at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for Robert Indiana: Sculpture 1958–2018

Robert Indiana: Love Is All You Need

The Critic

March 18, 2022

By William Cook

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an incongruously perfect backdrop for this artist of twentieth century Americana

Robert Indiana's red, white, and blue sculpture Electric LOVE in the exhibition  Robert Indiana: Sculpture 1958–2018, at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A Symbol of Love

Port Magazine

March 18, 2022

By Ayla Angelos

Strength and resilience rise to the fore through the first major UK exhibition of artist Robert Indiana, currently on show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park 

Robert Indiana's Red Yellow polychrome aluminum AMOR sculpture on display in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

LOVE in the Time of War: Robert Indiana’s First Major UK Exhibition Opens with a Pacifist Message More Timely than Ever

The Art Newspaper

March 15, 2022

By Anny Shaw

Yorkshire Sculpture Park show examines the latent meanings within some of the artist’s lesser-known sculptures

Monarchy, a black painting with its title painted in beige stenciled letters across the bottom. Above is a circle, with the Union Jack in the center, surrounded by a black ring with beige outlines. inside the ring is the beige stenciled text "The King is dead. Long live the Queen."

Robert Indiana: Sculpture 1958-2018, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Review: Reveals the Dark Heart of His Pop Art

I News

March 14, 2022

By Florence Hallett

A retrospective explores the complex inspirations of the artist who never truly felt a part of the peace and love culture that embraced him

Installation view of columns in the exhibition Robert Indiana: Sculpture 1958–2018 at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Robert Indiana: Sculptures 1958–2018 review — Love redeemed

The Observer

March 13, 2022

By Laura Cumming

Best known for a single one-word pictogram and its many iterations, the late American artist is revealed as a much more complicated, poetic figure in this first major UK show dedicated to his work

Installation view of herms and The Melville Triptych

The U.K.’s First Major Robert Indiana Survey Pulls Out All the Stops to Make the Case for Him as a Multifaceted Pop Master

Artnet

March 11, 2022

By Naomi Rea

"Robert Indiana: Sculpture 1958-2018" is on view through January 8, 2023 at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Robert Indiana, LOVE (red blue green) installed at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 2022

All You Need Is Love: Major New Robert Indiana Sculpture Show

Forbes

March 11, 2022

By Joanne Shurvell

Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture, created in 1970, is the best known artwork in the world

Robert Indiana's Cor-Ten ONE Through ZERO (The Ten Numbers) installed at Frieze Sculpture 2019

Frieze Sculpture review: Public forum for art deserves its status as a summer fixture

Evening Standard

July 3, 2019

By Ben Luke

When I visited Frieze Sculpture, it had not yet been fully installed, but already its public impact was evident

LOVE (red blue green) on display in front of the Albright-Knox for the exhibition Robert Indiana: A Sculpture Retrospective, 2018

Labor of Love: Robert Indiana Retrospective Dazzles at Albright-Knox Gallery

Artnews

September 19, 2018

By Phillia Tuchman

Liking Robert Indiana’s art has always seemed like a guilty pleasure

Robert Indiana's red, blue, and green polychrome aluminum LOVE sculpture on display in Tokyo

'LOVE’ and the legacy of Robert Indiana (1928–2018)

Apollo

May 30, 2018

Robert Indiana’s LOVE is beloved the world over

Installation view of Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 2013

It Wasn’t All He Needed, or All He Did

The New York Times

October 9, 2013

By Ken Johnson

Robert Indiana and 'Beyond Love,' at the Whitney