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Nine Artists: Coenties Slip - Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown Branch - Exhibitions - Robert Indiana

Installation view, Nine Artists: Coenties Slip, Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown Branch, New York, January 10–February 14, 1974, featuring The Melville Triptych (1962). Courtesy of The Star of Hope, Vinalhaven, Maine

Nine Artists: Coenties Slip at the Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown Branch was the first museum exhibition of the work of Indiana and his contemporaries considered as a group. Indiana’s The Melville Triptych (1962) and Mate (1960–62) were shown alongside the work of Charles Hinman, Ellsworth Kelly, Fred Mitchell, Agnes Martin, James Rosenquist, Ann Wilson, and Jack Youngerman.