Author:Andrea D'Aquino
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press
Date:September 2018
Dimensions:11.1 x 8.5 x 0.8 in.
Age:5-8 years
Format:Hardcover
Pages:40
ISBN:9781616898366

A Life Made by Hand: 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 such as Anni and Josef Albers, Buckminster Fuller, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg. Delightful and substantial, this engaging title for young art lovers includes a page of teaching tools for parents and educators.


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