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Ahava by Robert Indiana

Location:Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Material: Cor-ten steel
Dated: 1977

Description: A graphic sculpture that has a huge physical presence

Caption: Indiana's iconic work "LOVE" (Ahava in Hebrew) was first created for a Christmas card for the Museum of Modern Art in 1964 and in 1973 was selected for a United States postage stamp, the first of their regular series of "Love" stamps. Sculptural versions of the image have been installed at numerous American and international locations. In 1977 he created a Hebrew version using Cor-ten steel for the Israel Museum.


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