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Ruth Asawa

 (1926 - 2013)
Ruth Lanier Asawa was active/lived in California, North Carolina.  Ruth Asawa is known for woven wire sculpture-fountains, figure drawing, graphics.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Ruth Asawa


Birth / Death:  1926 Norwalk, California - 2013 San Francisco, California

Methods for Ruth Asawa

Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
Fountain Sculpture
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Sculpture, Sculptor

Media for Ruth Asawa

Fresco
Ink
Wire

Subjects for Ruth Asawa

Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity

Teachers for Ruth Asawa

Anni Albers
Franz Kline
Josef Albers

Schools for Ruth Asawa

Black Mountain College, Student

Awards/Recognition for Ruth Asawa

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

Chronology for Ruth Asawa

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

Added Description for Ruth Asawa

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

Ethnicity for Ruth Asawa

Japanese

Exhibition of Museum for Ruth Asawa

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


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Untitled (S.108 Hanging, Six-Lobed, Multi-Layered Continuous Form Within a Form)

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