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Robert Indiana, KvF from The Hartley Elegies, 1990.  Screenprint.  Collection of The Tobin Theatre Arts Fund.  ©2013 Morgan Art Foundation, Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Robert Indiana's Hartley Elegies

McNay Art Museum / February 5 - May 25, 2014 / San Antonio, Texas


This exhibition includes ten monumental screenprints by Robert Indiana exploring the relationship between Marsden Hartley and Karl von Freyburg, as referenced in Hartley’s “German Officer” paintings of 1914-15. The American artist Marsden Hartley lived in Berlin just before the outbreak of World War I and developed strong feelings for the German officer who died in the early days of the war. Printed in the early 1990s, the ten prints are from the collection of The Tobin Theatre Arts Fund. This is the first time in twenty years that the entire suite is on view at the McNay. This exhibition is organized by the McNay Art Museum.

McNay Art Museum
6000 North New Braunfels
San Antonio, Texas

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