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Indiana, Robert

(ĭn'dē-ăn`ə), 1928–, American artist, b. New Castle, Ind., as Robert Clarke. A leading figure in the pop artpop art,
movement that restored realism to avant-garde art; it first emerged in Great Britain at the end of the 1950s as a reaction against the seriousness of abstract expressionism.
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 movement of the 1960s, he has specialized in making signs in various media, inspired by billboards and posters in the American landscape. His best known image, LOVE, first created (1964) for a Christmas card printed by New York's Museum of Modern Art, has been the subject of many of his paintings, sculptures, and prints, and has appeared as a U.S. postage stamp and in untold numbers of posters, reproductions, and commercial adaptations.

Indiana, Robert (b. Robert Clark)

(1928–  ) painter; born in New Castle, Ind. Based in New York City from 1954, he was a major force of the pop art movement of the 1960s, an avant-garde approach that used hard-edge abstraction and ordinary objects seen in advertising and other popular mediums. His most famous images, some of which resemble road signs, include his paintings based on the word "LOVE."
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He leaves his son, Jesse and his wife, Christine Bruhn, of Newton, and their children, Ella, Molly and Holden; his parents,Carl and Margaret (Tanona) Bruhn; nine siblings, Mary and her husband, Robert Ambrose, of West Boylston, Catherine and her husband, Robert Clark, of Quincy, Carl and his wife, Ann Bruhn, of Indiana, Steven Bruhn of West Boylston, Paula Bruhn and her partner, John Genelli, of West Boylston, Elizabeth and her husband, Mark Baldi, of West Boylston, Theresa and her husband, William Rock, of Pelham; Jo Ann and her husband, Larry Smith, of Shutesbury, and Carla Rubin of Uxbridge; the mother of his son, Valerie Schmidt of Falmouth; and many nieces and nephews.
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Speaking after Robert Clark, 40, was jailed for pushing a cigarette into her one good eye, Susan Clark, 56, said: "I still love him.
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Victoria's Attorney General Robert Clark said Facebook must take down material that influenced a person's right to a fair trial.
To think a group of scientists could identify the body of a man who was executed more than 130 years ago, moved and buried in a haphazard fashion among 33 other prisoners, most of whom are not identified, is amazing," Victoria's state Attorney-General Robert Clark said.
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James Purchon, Rosie Scott, Jacob Craven and Robert Clark (above) will work towardsNVQ Advanced Level 3 in mechanical engineering over the next three years - dividing their time between the workplace and studying at Kirklees College.