Ruth Asawa - Quotes

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Sculpture is like farming. If you just keep at it, you can get quite a lot done. ---->>>

Sometimes good comes through adversity. I would not be who I am today had it not been for the internment, and I like who I am. ---->>>

Art can only be taught by artists. ---->>>

All my wire sculptures come from the same loop. And there's only one way to do it. The idea is to do it simply, and you end up with a shape. ---->>>

Art is doing. Art deals directly with life. ---->>>

If a nonartist teaches a subject called art, it is nonart. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-24, 1926
Birthplace: Norwalk, California
Die: 08-05, 2013
Occupation: Sculptor

Ruth Aiko Asawa (January 24, 1926 – August 5, 2013) was an American sculptor. Known in San Francisco as the "fountain lady", her work is included in the art collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. She was a driving force behind the creation of the San Francisco School of the Arts, which was renamed the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts in 2010 in tribute to her (wikipedia)