Free Audible A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa –

Ruth Asawa was an influential and award winning sculptor, a beloved figure in the Bay Area art world, and a devoted activist who advocated tirelessly for arts education This lushly illustrated book by collage artist Andrea D Aquino brings Asawa s creative journey to life, detailing the influence of her childhood in a farming family, and her education at Black Mountain College where she pursued an experimental course of education with leading avant garde artists and thinkers such as Anni and Josef Albers, Buckminster Fuller, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg Delightful and substantial, this engaging title for young art lovers includes a page of teaching tools for parents and educators My daughter and I went to see a Ruth Asawa exhibition last year, we both really fell in love with her sculptures I got her this book for Christmas and she loves it The drawings are great and the story is engaging This is a beautiful book for any child interested in art, especially girls looking for role models Art history is dominated by males, but there are many females who are finally getting the spotlight they deserve. As advertised and on time