Ruth Asawa

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

“Fountain Lady”: Ruth Asawa in San Francisco

Posted: February 16, 2016
Category: Ruth Asawa
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Purposeful Pathmakers

Posted: November 2, 2015
Category: Ruth Asawa
Learn more about Ruth Asawa's hanging sculpture, Untitled (S.407) (ca. 1952), which is on view in the NMWA exhibition Pathmakers through February 28, 2016.
A black-and-white photograph of Ruth Asawa holding one of her large, wire crochet sculptures, draped over her shoulder and in both hands. She is a light-skinned, Asian, adult woman with black hair and blunt bangs.

Now Open: Women Shape Design in "Pathmakers"

Posted: October 30, 2015
Category: Ruth Asawa
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Artist Spotlight: Ruth Asawa

Posted: August 9, 2011
Category: Ruth Asawa
Ruth Asawa (b. January 24, 1926) had no ordinary childhood. During World War II, at the age of 16, Asawa and the rest of her family were taken from their...
A black-and-white photograph of Ruth Asawa holding one of her large, wire crochet sculptures, draped over her shoulder and in both hands. She is a light-skinned, Asian, adult woman with black hair and blunt bangs.