Lot 101
  • 101

Ruth Asawa

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 USD
Sold
855,000 USD
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Description

  • Ruth Asawa
  • Untitled (S.797 Hanging Double-Lobed, Three-Layer Continuous Form within a Form)
  • steel wire 

Provenance

Peridot Gallery, New York
Collection of Ulrich Franzen, Rye (acquired circa 1960)
Thence by descent to the present owner in 2012

Exhibited

New York, Peridot Gallery, Ruth Asawa, December 1954
New York, Peridot Gallery, Ruth Asawa, March - April 1956

Catalogue Note

"I work in shapes that I can only do this way: If I feel that I can do it in plastic or in sheet metal, then I'm really not interested in repeating it. I'm interested in finding out what I can do that is unique to wire. So that none of these you could do really any other way."
Ruth Asawa 
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