Museum Practice

We’re committed to preserving our collection so that artworks can be enjoyed not only now, but also in the future. On January 9, Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture will temporarily go off view from our Dudley and Mary Louise Sutphin Mall to undergo conservation treatment. Accepted as the original version of Indiana’s LOVE sculptures, our LOVE is fabricated in Cor-Ten steel. Indiana was one of the first artists to work with this material and when it came into use in the 1960s, little was known about how it would withstand the outdoor elements over an extended period of time. Many of Indiana’s other works, including his later LOVE sculptures, are made using painted 


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