AKA Robert Clark
Birthplace: New Castle, IN
Location of death: Vinalhaven, ME
Cause of death: Respiratory failure
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay 
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Creator of the "LO/VE" sculpture
Adopted the name Indiana to not "endure the pangs of his actual identity". Worked with Andy Warhol to create the film Eat, at twenty-foot sign of which was featured prominently in the New York State Pavillion at the 1964 World's Fair. He is best known for the heavily reproduced pop-art LO/VE image, with the tilted O, issued in purple by the US Postal Service in 1973. His art questions identity and its place in America. He is the feature of a retrospective, Love and the American Dream: The Art of Robert Indiana.
 Sean Kennedy, "Putting his Stamp on Love: The Man Who Bent the O in LOVE is Everywhere This Summer. Catching Up with 75-Year-Old Out Painter Robert Indiana", The Advocate, 22 June 2004.
Father: Earl Clark
Mother: Carmen Watters
Boyfriend: Ellsworth Kelly (painter, together early 1960s)
High School: Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis, IN
Conservatory: Chicago Art Institute (1949-53)
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