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Sun, May 21, 2023 02:00PM EDT
Lot 291

Ruth Asawa (American 1926-2013)

Estimate: $200,000 - $300,000

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Ruth Asawa (American 1926-2013)

Untitled (S.391, Hanging Six Interlocking Double Trumpets) C. 1958, brass wire

Retains copper tag S.391

14in. x 12 1/2in. x 13in. (35.5cm. x 30.5cm. x 13in. 33cm) Provenance: Gift from the artist to the present owner. 

Note: This work is registered in the Ruth Asawa Records under No. S.391 

The renowned Japanese-American artist and educator Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) constructed intricate, multi-lobed wire sculptures that explore a complex relationship between object and space. Her diligence to her craft, her pioneering experiments in wire sculpture, and her comprehensive output in other mediums including public sculpture, painting, and printmaking have established Asawa as one of the most influential modernists of the 20th century.

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