A Life Made by Hand - The Story of Ruth Asawa

Author(s): Andrea D'Aquino

Non-Fiction Picture Books

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.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781616898366
  • : Chronicle Books Llc
  • : Chronicle Books Llc
  • : September 2019
  • : .01 Inches X 8 Inches X 10.75 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 40
  • : Hardback
  • : Andrea D'Aquino