Robert Indiana: Full Circle
American INSIGHT’s documentary-in-progress, ROBERT INDIANA: FULL CIRCLE, celebrates the artistic ingenuity of American Pop artist Robert Indiana, who considers Philadelphia his spiritual home. Creator of one of the world’s most famous statues, Indiana remains virtually anonymous to younger generations, yet highly prolific. Since 1969, he has lived and worked on an island 15 miles off the coast of Maine.
Inventing, but never patenting, the famous LOVE statue, Indiana continues to use words and typographic forms to define his distinctive approach to both language and art. Exploring the boundaries of meaning within letters and signs, he challenges our traditional conventions of language and art. From large sculpture installations to hard-edged paintings, Indiana incorporates the lyrical nature of poetry while expanding the boundaries of our visual thinking.
American INSIGHT has captured hours of footage containing both intimate conversations with him and public appearances during the past two decades: to our knowledge, the only such footage taken of this intensely private man during that time.