Robert Indiana died on May 19th. He’s the artist who created this iconic design of the word LOVE. You’ve probably seen it somewhere in some form. It was orignally made for a Christmas card for the Museum of Modern Art in New York and has been featured on postage stamps as well as in sculpture form in many cities, including New York and Philadelphia.
Love sculpture in JFK Plaza in Philadelphia
The news of Robert Indiana’s death had me searching through the media library on this blog for images described with the word love.
Photographed at an April 2012 Earth Day celebration in Winnipeg this placard exhorts people to LOVE creation.
This statue of Joey Smallwood the first premier of Newfoundland depicts him with his hand over his heart to show his LOVE for his province. Photo taken in Gambo Newfoundland in October 2016.
This declaration of LOVE was photographed on the side of a building when I was in Austin Texas in March of 2014 watching our son perform at the South by Southwest Music Festival.
A child made this drawing for me about her LOVE for art in August of 2016 after I had taken her on a tour of the Winnipeg Art Gallery
I saw this statement about LOVE from Dr. Martin Luther King in Phoenix Arizona at a professional basketball game in January of 2017 on Dr. Martin Luther King Day. I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden. Bob Marley had a song called One LOVE. I photographed this image on his former home in Jamaica when I visited it in February of 2014
Thomas Edison was good friends with Helen Keller who autographed this photo for him with the words…..
Not loudness but LOVE sounds in your ear my friend. Helen Keller. I photographed it at the Thomas Edison Museum in Florida in February of 2014
I photographed Wayan in Ubud, Bali in March of 2008. Wayan is one of the main characters in Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Eat, Pray, LOVE.
This sculpture called LOVE of Learning by J.D. Lees is outside the site of one of the city of Steinbach’s first schools. I photographed it in October of 2013.
My husband made me give the sculpture The Bean in Chicago a kiss of LOVE in December of 2011.
Meeting Wayan From Eat Pray Love
A Lovely Day in Steinbach
Holding Joey Smallwood’s Hand