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Tainted LOVE: Philadelphia’s Robert Indiana Sculpture Painted Incorrectly for Decades

For three decades, "LOVE" had been painted red, green, and blue, instead of red, green, and purple. The post Tainted LOVE: Philadelphia’s Robert Indiana Sculpture Painted Incorrectly for Decades appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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