Goodall: The God Is a Lily of the Valley –
Indiana: That’s another music painting. I like music and I have a fair record collection, but I’ve never had any musical ability. I never received any musical training and, according to most people, don’t have an “ear,” so that I could have done lots more paintings with the theme of music in them.
Excerpt from Donald B. Goodall, “Conversations with Robert Indiana,” in Donald B. Goodall, Robert L. B. Tobin, and William Katz, Robert Indiana. Exhibition catalogue (Austin: University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin, 1977)