A Life Made By Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa

Item # 158366.

By Andrea D'Aquino.

Ruth Asawa was an influential and award-winning sculptor and a devoted activist who advocated tirelessly for arts education. This lushly illustrated book 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. Ages 8-12. Hardbound: 40 pp.

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