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Robert Indiana (American, b. 1928), The Metamorphosis of Norma Jean Mortenson, 1997, screenprint, signed, ed. 395

Robert Indiana (American, b. 1928), The Metamorphosis of Norma Jean Mortenson, 1997, screenprint, signed, ed. 395

Item Description:

Screenprint in colors, 1997, signed and numbered in pencil, from The American Dream portfolio, edition of 395 (there were also 30 artist's proofs), published by Marco Fine Arts Contemporary Atelier, El Segundo; framed and glazed

Indiana saw Monroe as the quintessential star of American cinema and this piece is a monument to that admiration, using letters and numbers to not only create a fascinating image but also to pay homage to the star and her life. The numbers 2 and 6 are repeated in both the Norma and Marilyn circles, the stars given name and chosen alias, transposed on opposite sides. Monroe was born in 1926 and died in 1962 (Norma, “26” and Marilyn “62”).

Condition:

A: Mint. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.

Dimensions:

Height 16 in. x Width 16 in. (sight)
Height 25 in. x Width 25 in. (frame)

About The Artist:

American artist, Robert Indiana (b.1928), a student of the Art Institute of Chicago, defines himself as a sign painter due to him preference for creating iconic paintings of numbers and letters. Indiana is best known for his LOVE paintings and sculptures.

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Robert Indiana (American, b. 1928), The Metamorphosis of Norma Jean Mortenson, 1997, screenprint, signed, ed. 395

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