Life Made by Hand, a: The Story of Ruth Asawa
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Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) was an influential and award-winning sculptor, a beloved figure in the Bay Area art world and a devoted activist who advocated tirelessly for arts education. This lushly illustrated book by collage artist Andrea D’Aquino brings Asawa’s creative journey to life, detailing the influence of her childhood in a farming family, and her education at Black Mountain College where she pursued an experimental course of education with leading avant-garde artists and thinkers.Delightful and substantial, this engaging title for young art lovers includes a page of teaching tools for parents and educators.
ISBN 9781616898366. Princeton Architectural Press.