To Have and To Hold

To Have and To Hold

Artist: Sylvia Vander Sluis

Title: To Have and To Hold

Attribution: To Have and To Hold

Year: 2021

Materials: wood, insulation board, Styrofoam, rope, tree branches, acrylic, found objects, toys, medical supplies, electronics

Dimensions: 92H x 82W x 30D inches

Image Statement: To Have and To Hold, a shelter covered with toys and medical supplies; a rope ladder hangs from its center. Objects of work, play, and illness accumulate on the structure, revealing the joy and fragility of life.