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Ruth Asawa : life's work / edited by Tamara H. Schenkenberg ; essays by Aruna D'Souza, Helen Molesworth, and Tamara H. Schenkenberg

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Writer of supplementary textual content:
Schenkenberg, Tamara H.  Search this
D'Souza, Aruna  Search this
Molesworth, Helen Anne  Search this
Asawa, Ruth Works Selections  Search this
Host institution:
Pulitzer Arts Foundation  Search this
Asawa, Ruth  Search this
Asawa, Ruth Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
158 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Illustrated works
Informational works
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition held Sept. 14, 2018-Feb. 16, 2019, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, Saint Louis, Missouri."--Colophon.
Gift of Cara McCarty
AAPG copy purchased with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Endowment.
CHMNK gift of Cara McCarty.
Life's work / Tamara H. Schenkenberg -- "San Francisco Housewife and Mother" / Helen Molesworth -- Transparency and its other / Aruna D'Souza -- Artworks -- Evolution of form / Aiko Cuneo, Addie Lanier, and Tamara H. Schenkenberg
"Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) is known for intricate crocheted-wire sculptures, a medium she explored throughout her career after first encountering it as a student at Black Mountain College in North Carolina. After graduating, Asawa moved to San Francisco and created dozens of works in wire and cast metal, among them an iconic bronze fountain--her first of many public commissions--for the city's Ghirardelli Square. Bringing together works from across Asawa's career, this expansive volume examines her output in depth and situates it within the context of 20th-century art"-- Provided by publisher.
Metal sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, Abstract  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
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