Steve Lafreniere: Your new show at Paul Kasmin Gallery this spring [Robert Indiana: Peace Paintings, April 21–May 29, 2004] features peace paintings that you made in the wake of September 11th.
Robert Indiana: They relate to what's happening in Iraq. I realize that protest paintings are not exactly in vogue, but I've done many. When the peace activist Bertrand Russell was still alive, I did a painting for him using the peace symbol [Yield Brother (1963)].
Steve Lafreniere, "Love, Robert Indiana," Index Magazine (April–May 2004), p. 57.