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March 2, 1961 -  - Journals - Robert Indiana

Journal page for March 2, 1961

Robert Indiana kept a series of illustrated journals during the late 1950s and 1960s, in which he discusses the development of his work.

In his journal page for March 2, 1961, which includes a color sketch of The Triumph of Tira, Indiana explains that he extended the color impact of the work by adding Mars red to the formerly black, dark yellow, and white painting. A comment above the painting, added at a later date, indicates that the work is in the collection of the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery in Lincoln, Nebraska.