Latest Robert Indiana News

Robert Indiana's home needs love if it's to be a museum

Sep. 23, 2018 11:15 AM EDT

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana died in a house with a hole in the roof and pigeons living inside. The front windows are now boarded up. Buckets collect water. Clapboards are peeling. The degraded condition of the Victorian, dubbed the Star of Hope, means millions of dollars will have to...

Untangling pop artist Robert Indiana's estate may take years

Sep. 12, 2018 6:16 PM EDT

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana had a simple wish: He wanted to transform his island home into a museum to preserve and show his art collection to the public. The reality is far more complicated. On Wednesday, attorneys gathered in Knox County Probate Court and questioned people close to...

Wisconsin sculpture credited to 'LOVE' artist is big 'BRAT'

Sep. 12, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

JOHNSONVILLE, Wis. (AP) — One of the last pieces attributed to the late Robert Indiana has taken its place outside Johnsonville sausage company's headquarters in Wisconsin. The 20-foot-tall (6.1-meter) stacked red letters spell "BRAT," short for "bratwurst." The sculpture is a take on Indiana's enduring...

Hundreds of fun-loving Philadelphia bicyclists ride nude

Sep. 8, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of fun-loving bicyclists spent the afternoon gearing up for a ride around Philadelphia and then took off — their clothes. Some of the nude cyclists sported body paint, glitter or fancy hats on Saturday as they made the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. They pedaled 10 miles...