Opening Reception: September 7th 2013, 6-8 pm
This Season, Robert Indiana will be concurrently featured with traveling exhibitions opening at The Whitney Museum of American Art (Retrospective), The Munson Proctor Arts Institute, and the The Indianapolis Museum (Print Retrospective). Woodward Gallery is delighted to be among these prestigious institutions to unveil Robert Indiana’s current series, the Alphabet “A – Z,” in September – October 2013.
The “A – Z” Exhibition boasts the Artist’s brilliant graphic style devoted now to the entire American alphabet. The new work, presented on paper and canvas, is bold in color and assumes a striking complex simplicity.
Robert Indiana is among the world’s most revered living artists with works in the permanent collections of more than 100 museums including: the MOMA, the Whitney, and the MET in New York; Shanghai Art Museum, China; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel; Museum Ludwig, Germany and the Louvre Museum, France. Robert Indiana is best known for his iconic 1960’s LOVE series as well as his message of HOPE
The launch of “Hope Around the World Day” begins with monumental HOPE sculptures unveiled in New York, Florida, Germany, Italy, Jerusalem, Korea, and Peru on September 13th,the day of Robert Indiana’s 85th birthday. The Alphabet “A – Z” series will spell Indiana’s lasting legacy for years to come.
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