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Indiana, Robert

(ĭn'dē-ăn`ə), 1928–2018, American pop artist, b. New Castle, Ind., as Robert Clark. 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 specialized in making signs in various media, inspired by billboards and posters in the American landscape. His best known image, the iconic LOVE, with two letters a line, the "O" atilt, was first created (1964) for a Christmas card printed by New York's Museum of Modern Art. It subsequently was the subject of many of his paintings, sculptures, and prints, and has appeared as a U.S. Valentine's Day postage stamp and in untold posters, sculptures, reproductions, and commercial adaptations.


See J. Wilmerding and J. Pissarro, Robert Indiana: The Artist and His Work 1955–2005 (2006), B. Haskell and R. P. Barilleaux, Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE (2013), and M. Krause and J. Wilmerding, The Essential Robert Indiana (2013).

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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"Kroger is incredibly excited to construct one of our industry-leading customer fulfillment centers in Forest Park, a city south of Atlanta, through our relationship with Ocado," said Robert Clark, Kroger's senior vice president of supply chain, manufacturing and sourcing.
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* Victor Aguirregabiria, University of Toronto; Robert Clark, Queen's University; and Hui Wang, Peking University, "The Geographic Flow of Bank Funding and Access to Credit: Branch Networks and Local-Market Competition"
Commenting on how he learned his skills from his grandfather, Robert Clark, Mr Grant said: "My grandfather was always messing on with wood and making things in his workshop.
Robert Clark has been promoted to President of The RADCO Companies while continuing to serve as Chief Investment Officer.
"Colleen is passionate about helping people live healthier lives," said Robert Clark, Kroger's senior vice president of merchandising.
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Commenting on the appointment, Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi general manager Robert Clark said: "I'm very excited to have Elias join our dynamic team with his expertise, market knowledge and great commercial background; I am confident that Elias is ready to take on the new challenge and bring in outstanding results."
Robert Clark, who holds a CFA designation, has been named as vice president to head this new unit.