A Life Made by Hand
A Life Made by Hand
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A Life Made by Hand

Written and illustrated by Andrea D'Aquino
Published by Princeton Architectural Press
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Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) 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.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    September 3, 2019
    Reading Age
    6 - 10 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    Lexile® Level

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