I Give You My Heart / Love Like Salt 2014

Salt crystals, wood, string, plaster, food coloring, paper, fabric.
22" x 6-8" x 16"

Salt is the only edible rock. When eaten with others salt symbolizes friendship and hospitality creating an unbreakable bond. Wars have been fought over salt in Europe and Asia, as salt not only improves taste but is a superb preservative. Humans need salt but we crave more than we need - too much salt can cause heart disease.