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Ruth Asawa Related Press

LIFE’S WORK RUTH ASAWA Related Press LIFE’S WORK RUTH ASAWA 1 February 2019, Paul Laster

Though celebrated in 1973 with a retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Ruth Asawa was under the art world's radar for many years outside of her native California, and especially San Francisco, where she lived. Asawa has seen growing international attention over the past decade.

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A Mega-Gallery Marks a Quarter Century Related Press A Mega-Gallery Marks a Quarter Century 3 February 2018, Hyperallergic

With five New York spaces, outposts in London and Hong Kong, 165 employees, more than a half-billion dollars in sales last year alone, and a Renzo Piano-designed flagship slated to open on 20th Street in 2020, it's no wonder that David Zwirner Gallery is routinely, and sometimes derisively, called a mega-gallery, and Zwirner himself a mega-dealer...

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Sculpting Space: Ruth Asawa at David Zwirner Related Press Sculpting Space: Ruth Asawa at David Zwirner 16 October 2017, BOMB magazine

Ruth Asawa's artistic career endured the regrettable fate shared by many twentieth-century women. The late Japanese American artist never enjoyed a solo exhibition at a New York institution, and for the most part she remained eclipsed by her predominantly white, male peers. The last few years, however, have signaled a noticeable recognition for...

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Ruth Asawa at David Zwirner, New York Related Press Ruth Asawa at David Zwirner, New York 11 October 2017, Art Agenda

One of the three gallery spaces at David Zwirner's Ruth Asawa exhibition contains a display case featuring archival photographs taken by Imogen Cunningham of the artist in her studio and with her family; an earlier photo of Asawa in class with Josef Albers at Black Mountain College; a letter Asawa wrote to her future husband, architect Albert...

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