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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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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Ruth Asawa
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1926 (Norwalk, California)
- 2013 (San Francisco, California)
California/North Carolina woven wire sculpture-fountains, figure drawing, graphics
Methods
* Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
* Fountain Sculpture
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Brass
* Bronze
* Copper, Coppersmithing
* Fresco
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Steel, Stainless Steel
* Watercolor/Watercolour
* Wire

  
Subjects
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity

  
Teacher
* Anni Albers
* Franz Kline
* Josef Albers

  
Schools
* Black Mountain College, Student

  
Awards/Recognition
* National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Added Description
* Figure Specialty
* Japanese Internment Camp, USA World War II
* Mural Specialty
* Public Place Art: Murals, Sculptures, Painting
* Walt Disney Studio, Productions/Commissioned Artist

  
Ethnicity
* Japanese

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
AskART - sample artwork by artist
 Untitled S.437 (Hanging, Seven-Lobed, Two-Part Continuous Form within a Form with Two Small Spheres)
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