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 Ruth Lanier Asawa  (1926 - 2013)

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Lived/Active: California/North Carolina      Known for: woven wire sculpture-fountains, figure drawing, graphics

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Birth
1926 (Norwalk, California)
 
Death
2013 (San Francisco, California)

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California/North Carolina

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woven wire sculpture-fountains, figure drawing, graphics

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Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.

Ruth Asawa, an Artist Who Wove Wire, Dies at 87

By DOUGLAS MARTIN
Published: August 17, 2013

Her daughter Aiko Cuneo confirmed the death.

Ms. Asawa had been shunted from one detention camp to another as a child before blossoming under the tutelage of the artists Buckminster Fuller, John Cage, Franz Kline and Josef Albers. Gaining notice in the art world while still a student, she soon began building a w (showing 500 of 11899 characters).



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