Celebrating Ruth Asawa
“Asawa’s time is now,” the poet and critic John Yau writes in The Wall Street Journal, “because we realize we have such a narrow aesthetic that left too many people out.” Asawa was also featured in T: The New York Times Style Magazine's 2020 “True Believers’’ series, which explores her life and recognition as an American master.
Browse available works online in Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space.
Read about Ruth Asawa’s life and work in Ruth Asawa, the first major monograph on the artist published by David Zwirner Books. Published earlier this year, Marilyn Chase’s biography Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa is excerpted here.
Image: Installation view, Ruth Asawa: A Line Can Go Anywhere, David Zwirner, London, 2020