Born in 1926, the artist was confined to Japanese internment camps in California and Arkansas during World War II. There, she spent time drawing and was taught by internees who had worked as animators at Walt Disney Studios.
Her work, meditative in its repetition, gorgeous in its fine details, and masterly in its execution, is often likened to birds’ nests and her technique borrows from Mexican basket weaving.
Photographed by Dan Bradica and Laurence Cuneo, the sculptures will grace a set of 55¢ Forever stamps. The official date when the postage will become available for purchase has not yet been announced. The sheet also depicts a photograph of Asawa by Nat Farbman for a 1954 edition of Life magazine. Ethel Kessler served as art director and designer for the collection.
Another nod to beloved contemporary artists, just last year USPS released a brilliantly colored collection of Ellsworth Kelly stamps.
Ceramic fried eggs, critiques of real estate, and a whole booth dedicated to female-identifying saints caught my eye at Untitled, NADA, and Art Miami.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office recovered 23 looted objects from Shelby White’s home over the last year and a half.
The award-winning Canadian artist explores notions of power through the imagery of science fiction in portraits, sculpture, and objects.
An egregious “anti-woke” billboard erected in Los Angeles attempts to sow division among Latino/a/x communities.
This week, missed signs of previous life on Mars, the appeal of forged art, and why are blue whales singing in lower octaves?
This affordable, interdisciplinary program with excellent facilities and private studios offers in-person instruction for 2023.
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed forcefully posits multiple parallels between the world Nan Goldin grew up in and the one she fights in today.
Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very Los Angeles art events this month, including Bob Thompson, Aimee Goguen, Uta Barth, the Transcendental Painting Group, and more.
The latest episode of this documentary series on PBS explores the meaning of home through handmade objects, hand built homes, and the artists who create them.
There is the singular artist and then there is the more exclusive club that has only one member. Harvey belongs to the latter.
The artists say the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma must sever ties with Poju Zabludowicz, whose wealth comes in part from Israeli defense contracting.
Rhode Island School of Design opens registration for its residential summer Pre-College program and year-round online intensive Advanced Program Online.
Vanessa Albury, whose eco-friendly ceramic sculptures help revive filter-feeder populations, is raising funds to complete her first film about the project.
An archeological exploration of the amphitheater’s sewers and water systems uncovered remnants of meat, vegetables, olives, nuts, and yes, pizza.