The Spence Collection
How art can change your life.

Untitled [rope & bedsheet]

Created 1987 Acquired 1988 2

Commissioned work Knotted Bedsheets & Greased Rope

Artwork Story

Donated to Laguna Art Museum in 1999 as one of 109 works
Exhibited Laguna Art Museum 1998-9 "Life Lessons: How Art Can Change Your Life"

Judith Spence

I experience this as the murkiness, the ambiguity of choice, in Oscar Wilde's terms, be careful what you wish for, you might get it. An exit by the knotted bedsheet is slow but reversible; you can climb back up. If you leave by the greased rope, you're outta there fast but permanently (and slimed in the process).


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

About the Artist

Meg Cranston


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