The Spence Collection
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Untitled (Grief is Devastating)

Created 1985 Acquired 198711

Text describing R.F.Kennedy's candidacy & assassination

Artwork Story

Exhibited Laguna Art Museum 1998-9 "Life Lessons: How Art Can Change Your Life"

Judith Spence

Before Larry Johnson developed his supercolliding superconducting narratives, he used the colors of the California automobile license plate of the 60s to present a horrific outcome of "license" in California. The emotional response which explodes out of this modest piece is as authentic as the narrative is manipulated.


"Exh:Laguna Art Museum, 1998-9, 'Life Lessons; ...'"

About the Artist

Larry Johnson


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