Robert Indiana and Carl Weinhardt

Monday, November 29, 1971

Robert Indiana with his 'LOVE' sculpture in Central Park, New York City in 1971. (Jack Mitchell/Getty Images)

Host Ruth Bowman interviews artist Robert Indiana and Director of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Carl Weinhardt.

At the time of this 1971 interview, Robert Indiana’s now iconic “Love” sculpture was touring the US and had recently been loaned to the City of New York by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The sculpture had been installed at the pedestrian entrance to Central Park at the corner of 60th Street and 5th Avenue.

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About Views on Art

Art historian Ruth Bowman hosted this interview show from 1967 to 1973.  Bowman interviewed not only artists, but also museum directors, gallery owners, and curators.  The show offers an important look into a particularly active time in the New York City arts scene.


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