Robert Indiana (1928-2018) - FüR K.v.F (Hartley)

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Robert Indiana (1928-2018) - FüR K.v.F (Hartley)
Zeefdruk/serigrafie - Handgesigneerd - 89 - 1990

ROBERT INDIANA, FUR KvF, 1970


Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018)
Fur K.v.F. (Hartley), 1990
Lithograph on Rives BFK paper
Printed by Vinalhaven Press, Maine
Paper size: 38 x 29 1/2 in. (95.38 x 740.45)
Image size: 30 x 24 in. (75.3 x 60.24 cm)
Edition size: 89
Signed, numbered, titled, and dated in pencil by Robert Indiana.
Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art / NewYork. (which is also my provenance)

Robert Indiana’s Hartley Elegies (1989–94) is a series of 18 paintings, grouped into three formats, rectangular, diamond, and tondo. A poignant meditation on identity and loss, they are the most recent of his homages to American artists and poets, and were inspired by Marsden Hartley’s War Motif series, which Hartley executed as a tribute to the young German soldier Karl von Freyburg, who died during World War I and with whom Hartley had a deep friendship. Indiana employs Hartley’s stylized visual language throughout the Elegies, while reinvesting them with additional content and meaning. He weaves references to Hartley and von Freyburg with allusions to himself, and to places and historical events with overlapping symbolic meanings, forming a web linking his life to Hartley’s.

original signed (*) / hand numbered- - pencil
This Edition (only 89!) was made in 1990!


More info:
I think Love from Robert Indiana is one of the most beloved icons/images from the (pop)art scene.
Which started with a little love in 1965/1966 for the MoMa (and a Christmas Card)
Indiana's romance with words is matched by his fascination with numbers. Throughout his career, the artist has manipulated the cardinal numbers in both two and three dimentions. In fact, Indiana's monumental sculptures of the cardinal numbers, which grace permanent collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art and a book, titled simply Numbers, with poetry by Robert Creeley, offer, a graphic look at Indiana's masterpieces of numbers.
Mr. Robert Indiana;s (love) work is iconic - one of the world most known/ litterly loved images


Shipped by registered mail with insurance.

Kavelgegevens
Onderwerp
Drukwerk/prent
Kunstenaar
Robert Indiana (1928-2018)
Titel van het kunstwerk
FüR K.v.F (Hartley)
Techniek
Zeefdruk/serigrafie
Handtekening
Handgesigneerd
Jaar
1990
Periode
1970-1979
Editie
89
Staat
In uitstekende staat
Totale afmetingen
24×20×1 cm
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