"Untitled (A Flower for Ethyl Eichenberger)" (1991-1992)

"Untitled (A Flower for Ethyl Eichenberger)," 1991-1992
Knit transparent tape, 85 x 85 inches
Private Collection
Photo by Dennis Cowley
Courtesy Meulensteen, New York

"I started to knit was in relation to the death of the artist Ethyl Eichelberger. It was an ‘hommage,’ but at the same time it was a way for me to resolve issues that I had with mortality. I was frightened. That was about me, about me in relation to that death, me in relation to the world."

- Oliver Herring