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Ruth Asawa – When Wires Are Artworks!

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She is an American sculptor and even an educator. This is none other than Ruth Asawa. Born in 1926, her fine piece of works is what brought her in the limelight. Every popular artist has got some signature style and Ruth is no different! She is known for her extensive wire sculptures that challenge the conventional notions of materials and forms. Quite technical, isn’t it? In simple words, she just creates masterpieces with wires that are… unique!

Ruth began her apprentice in arts while she was an intern in the camps for Japanese Americans in Santa Anita, California. She eventually made her way to Black Mountain College and started to work in building her name through her creations. Her time at the college was the catalyst to her career since it is mainly attributed to her development as an artist. She was influenced by her teachers, Josef Albers and Buckminster …