Life Made By Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa

By Andrea D'Aquino

$33.95

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.

40 pages
Hardcover Colour Illustrations