Modern artist - Robert Indiana
September 13, 1928
American artist associated with the pop art movement
Born in New Castle, Indiana
Lived his first 17 years in Indiana moving often - 21 different homes
Arsenal Technical High School (1942–1946)
United States Army Air Forces (3 years)
The Art Institute of Chicago (1949–1953)
The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine (summer 1953)
Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College of Art (1953–1954).
1954 returned back to America, New York and began making art
Bold, simple, iconic images, especially numbers and short words (EAT, DIE)
Best known image is the word LOVE
2013 - the Whitney Museum of American Art - "Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE"