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Ruth Asawa. Strong use of etchings, cross-hatching and also texture is evident through line pattern work. Great use of darker off-white colour to demonstrate shadow from a 2D drawing.

California sculptor Ruth Asawa dies

"Untitled early Copper wire, sculpture by Ruth Asawa, courtesy of The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco Ran on: quo;Untitled circa early one of several wire sculptures by Ruth Asawa hanging at the de Young Museum. Photo: Laurence Cuneo @ Studio Inc

Twisted wire sculpture by Ruth Asawa

Twisted wire sculpture by Ruth Asawa Asawa on her work: “ I started in 1962 when a friend of ours brought a desert plant from Death Valley and said, ‘Here’s something for you to draw.’ I tried to draw.

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Untitled etching by Japanese artist Ritsuko Ozeki via Amanda Briggs

Ruth Asawa, California modernist, wire crochet artist, sculptor and arts advocate, dies at 87. LA Times article.

Ruth Asawa dies at 87; sculptor and arts advocate

Ruth Asawa, California modernist, wire crochet artist, sculptor and arts advocate, dies at LA Times article.

Ruth Asawa (1926-2013)

Ruth Asawa’s Living Room San Francisco 1969 (by Rondal Partridge)

crochet wire sculpture, awesome.

Ruth Asawa is a San Francisco based Japanese artist who does sculpture work including crochet wire sculptures.

ruth asawa crochet art

Wire crochet artists hold a special magical appeal for me, probably because I haven't worked with wire myself so it all seems a little bit exotic compared to

Ruth Asawa

Ruth Asawa, fiber artist in San Francisco, CA

Ruth Asawa, an artist who learned to draw in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II and later earned renown weaving wire into intricate, flowing, fanciful abstract sculptures, died on Aug. 6, 2013 at her home in San Francisco, where many of her works now dot the cityscape. She was 87.

Ruth Asawa, an artist who learned to draw in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II and later earned renown weaving wire into intricate, flowing, fanciful abstract sculptures.

new discovery, artist Ruth Asawa.

new discovery, artist Ruth Asawa.

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