“Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing

“Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.” Art is just that, one of many ways that people can express love. LOVE by Robert Indiana and The Kiss, by the French sculptor, Auguste Rodin are just two sculptures that demonstrate love. LOVE is a structure of the word love in red with the first two letters above with the “O” slanted, and the last two letters bellow the first two, that is displayed publicly in New York City. The Kiss can now be found in the Musée Rodin in Paris, France. The sculpture is of two characters of the opposite sex kissing. The materials and colors used in the two sculptures, as well as the aspect of love that they represent and the history behind the sculptures, The Kiss seems to be more romantic.
Neither LOVE nor The Kiss are made out of the same materials or colors. The LOVE sculpture was made out of weathering steal. The red and blue colors of this structure are incredibly hard to miss while walking down West 55th street or Avenue of the Americas in New York City. The Kiss statue however, was carved out of bronze and marble. Unlike LOVE, The Kiss sculpture’s hard, grayish white stone color has a very chilling feel, but yet somehow is still one of the most romantic sculptures that some have ever seen.
Although both sculptures, LOVE and The Kiss, are about love, they touch upon different aspects of love. The LOVE structure illustrates love in general, as a whole. The word love can be interpreted into the love a parent has for their child or even the love of an object. On the other hand, The Kiss can be interpreted as ecstasy or even lust. Although The Kiss seems to be viewed as the more romantic of the two, LOVE demonstrates love better because the…

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