Ruth Asawa, an artist who learned to draw in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II and later earned renown weaving wire into intricate, flowing, fanciful abstract sculptures, died on Aug. 6, 2013 at her home in San Francisco, where many of her works now dot the cityscape. She was 87.
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Chimera Skyscraper- eVolo | Architecture Magazine
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PHOTO: Aranda\Lasch PROJECT: 20 Bridges for Central Park Commissioned by Essex House New York 2011 CREDIT: Aranda\Lasch Benjamin Aranda, Chris Lasch, Joaquin Bonifaz, Matt Ihms, Lindsey Wikstrom www.arandalasch.com www.instagram.com/arandalasch
Curved Folding | Metal Twins
Continuing the lineage of research on Curved Folding, the AA Visiting School Bangalore series titled HyperThreads explored the subject over an intense 10-day workshop in 2012. Some very cool student projects, a lot of good energy, and finally two super-nice folded aluminium sculptures. Credits: ZHA: Shajay Bhooshan, Mustafa El Sayed, Suryansh Chandra, John Klein Sasaki & Partners: Chikara Inamura Populous: Alicia Nahmad AA DRL: Shilpa Pattar and the hosts InFORM Architects and InCITE…
A modular, pleated paper sculpture exhibited at the Amateras Mini Paper Art Exhibition 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria. Watercolour paper & adhesive. 150x150x120mm 2011 www.richardsweeney.co.uk
Aufwendige Papier-Skulpturen von Richard Sweeney - detailverliebt.de
Der britische Künstler Richard Sweeney macht ganz besondere Papier-Skulpturen, wie man sie hier in den Fotos sieht. Man wird auf den ersten Blick gar nicht vermuten, dass sie aus normalem weißen Papier bestehen, aber tatsächlich ist es so. Das einfache Papier bietet dabei einen interessanten Kontrast zu den komplexen Formen der Skulpturen. Richard kam zufällig [...]