Stories

Bringing HOPE to the World

In Spring of 2008 I spent several days with Robert Indiana, with whom I had been both friends and a collaborator with for decades. Bob complained that everyone knew Love but no one knew who he was. I told him he needed a follow up hit just as the Beatles had to follow up “She

FOUR SEASONS of HOPE

For artists of Indiana’s generation, the Four Seasons Restaurant, sadly gone, was a High Temple of Art. It was designed by Philip Johnson, the Dean of American Architects and a Kingmaker of Artists. The Rothko Exhibit there was legendary and the massive Picasso Tapestry and the pool were quite the greeting. The Four Seasons was

BOOK of LOVE

In the 1990s I had been curating a series of annual events titled AMERICAN MASTERS which showed at Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo and other museums across Brazil. I had put Indiana in one of the exhibitions and created with him AMOR, an instant hit in Brazil.