The word “love” printed in capital letters in red on a blue and green background with a black border or frame
”LOVE” exhibits Indiana’s use of vibrating color and simple formal configurations. It was originally designed as a Christmas card commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art in 1965, and reflects Indiana’s Pop-inspired fascination with the power of ordinary words, and is filled with spiritual, social and political overtones, especial when looked at in the historical context of the 1960s.
Album leaf in black ink. Left page contains script. Right page depicts a man with a beard and mustache dressed in long robes with his hands pressed together. On his head is a black wrap. A line of writing is also located in the upper right side of the portrait.
Portrait of Ge Qiansun, a phsician in the Yuan dynasty. The text describes Ge's physical appearance and tells of how he was originally a practitioner of martial arts and later became interested in philosophy, astrology, and physiognomy. The rest of the text describes Ge curing strang diseases.