Asawa’s life masks do not keep count of past or future losses.
Ruth Asawa, Anni Albers, and others first experimented with printmaking at June Wayne’s Tamarind Lithography Workshop.
Marci Kwon got the idea for the initiative after creating a class she had always wanted to take but had never found in graduate school: one on Asian American art.
Marilyn Chase’s new biography sheds light on Asawa’s contributions to San Francisco’s public schools and its artistic community at large.
The Japanese-American artist’s wire sculptures have been likened to birds’ nests. Here’s a first look at some of the designs.
In the age of “social distancing,” reflecting on works by a number of artists who found themselves isolated, detained, or bed-ridden for various reasons.
I remember David Zwirner Gallery back in the 1990s, before Chelsea, when the New York art world was much smaller and more manageable.
Asian-American artists engaged deeply and creatively with Abstract Expressionism, counter to historical views of the movement as a New York monolith.
Each of these exhibitions showed me something I had not seen before.
When Ray Johnson killed himself at the age of 67, the air of mystery surrounding his personality, life, and art only thickened.
Asawa was a woman of Japanese ancestry making art in the years after World War II, which was a double whammy.
Orlaineta is concerned with unpacking history and sifting through forgotten objects in order to reconstruct a story.