Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa (MP3 CD)

Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa By Marilyn Chase, Cindy Kay (Read by) Cover Image
By Marilyn Chase, Cindy Kay (Read by)
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This is the story of a woman who wielded imagination and hope in the face of intolerance and who transformed everything she touched into art. In this compelling biography, author Marilyn Chase brings Ruth Asawa's story to vivid life. She draws on Asawa's extensive archives and weaves together many voices to offer a complex and fascinating portrait of the artist. Born in California in 1926, Ruth Asawa grew from a farmer's daughter to a celebrated sculptor. She survived adolescence in the World War II Japanese-American internment camps and attended the groundbreaking art school at Black Mountain College. Asawa then went on to develop her signature hanging-wire sculptures, create iconic urban installations, revolutionize arts education in her adopted hometown of San Francisco, fight through lupus, and defy convention to nurture a multiracial family. ● Documents Asawa's transformative touch--most notably by turning wire--the material of the internment camp fences--into sculptures ● Author Marilyn Chase mined Asawa's letters, diaries, sketches, and photos and conducted interviews with those who knew her to tell this inspiring story.


Product Details
ISBN: 9798212166331
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: November 8th, 2022
Language: English