Ruth Asawa

Japanese-American, 1926–2013

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Ruth Asawa

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Japanese-American, 1926–2013

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Untitled [SF.005, Undulating Parallelograms with White "3" in Lower Right Corner], 1926-2013
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
ink on paper
27.9 x 21.6 cm
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Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) Untitled [SF.005, Undulating Parallelograms with White "3" in Lower Right Corner] ink on paper 11 x 8 ½ in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm.) Executed _circa _1951-1952.
Untitled [SF.005, Undulating Parallelograms with White "3" in Lower Right Corner], 1926-2013
ink on paper
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Work on Paper
27.9 x 21.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Price not available
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Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) Untitled [SF.005, Undulating Parallelograms with White "3" in Lower Right Corner] ink on paper 11 x 8 ½ in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm.) Executed _circa _1951-1952.
$375,000
Untitled (S.399, Hanging Tied Wire Open Center Six-Branched Form Based on Nature), 1926-2013
Sold on Oct 7, 2020
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Textile Arts
Untitled _(S.399, Hanging Tied Wire Open Center Six-Branched Form Based on Nature)_
35.6 x 35.6 x 22.9 cm
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Realized Price
$375,000
Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
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Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) Untitled _(S.399, Hanging Tied Wire Open Center Six-Branched Form Based on Nature)_ hanging sculpture—copper wire 14 x 14 x 9 in. (35.6 x 35.6 x 22.9 cm.) Executed _circa _1968.
Untitled (S.399, Hanging Tied Wire Open Center Six-Branched Form Based on Nature), 1926-2013
Untitled _(S.399, Hanging Tied Wire Open Center Six-Branched Form Based on Nature)_
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
$375,000
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Textile Arts
35.6 x 35.6 x 22.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$375,000
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) Untitled _(S.399, Hanging Tied Wire Open Center Six-Branched Form Based on Nature)_ hanging sculpture—copper wire 14 x 14 x 9 in. (35.6 x 35.6 x 22.9 cm.) Executed _circa _1968.
$1,050,000
Untitled (S.753, Hanging Ten Interlocking Double Trumpets), 1926-2013
Sold on Oct 7, 2020
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Sculpture
hanging sculpture—brass and copper wire
58.4 x 61 x 36.8 cm
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Realized Price
$1,050,000
Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
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Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) Untitled _(S.753, Hanging Ten Interlocking Double Trumpets)_ hanging sculpture—brass and copper wire 23 x 24 x 14 ½ in. (58.4 x 61 x 36.8 cm.) Executed _circa _early-1960s.
Untitled (S.753, Hanging Ten Interlocking Double Trumpets), 1926-2013
hanging sculpture—brass and copper wire
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
$1,050,000
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Sculpture
58.4 x 61 x 36.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$1,050,000
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) Untitled _(S.753, Hanging Ten Interlocking Double Trumpets)_ hanging sculpture—brass and copper wire 23 x 24 x 14 ½ in. (58.4 x 61 x 36.8 cm.) Executed _circa _early-1960s.
$5,382,500
Untitled (S.401, Hanging Seven-Lobed, Continuous Interlocking Form, with Spheres within Two Lobes), 1926-2013
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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Sculpture
hanging sculpture—enameled copper and brass wire
198.1 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm
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Realized Price
$5,382,500
Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) Untitled (S.401, Hanging Seven-Lobed, Continuous Interlocking Form, with Spheres within Two Lobes) hanging sculpture—enameled copper and brass wire 78 x 15 x 15 in. (198.1 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm.) Executed _circa _1953-1954.
Untitled (S.401, Hanging Seven-Lobed, Continuous Interlocking Form, with Spheres within Two Lobes), 1926-2013
hanging sculpture—enameled copper and brass wire
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
$5,382,500
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
198.1 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$5,382,500
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) Untitled (S.401, Hanging Seven-Lobed, Continuous Interlocking Form, with Spheres within Two Lobes) hanging sculpture—enameled copper and brass wire 78 x 15 x 15 in. (198.1 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm.) Executed _circa _1953-1954.
$639,000
Untitled (S.402, Hanging Two Interlocked Spheres, Each Containing One Sphere that Interlocks with an Outer Half-Sphere Form), 1926-2013
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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_Untitled _(S.402, Hanging Two Interlocked Spheres, Each Containing One Sphere that Interlocks with an Outer Half-Sphere Form)
48.3 x 55.9 x 55.9 cm
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Realized Price
$639,000
Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.402, Hanging Two Interlocked Spheres, Each Containing One Sphere that Interlocks with an Outer Half-Sphere Form) iron wire 19 x 22 x 22 in. (48.3 x 55.9 x 55.9 cm.) Executed in 1954.
Untitled (S.402, Hanging Two Interlocked Spheres, Each Containing One Sphere that Interlocks with an Outer Half-Sphere Form), 1926-2013
_Untitled _(S.402, Hanging Two Interlocked Spheres, Each Containing One Sphere that Interlocks with an Outer Half-Sphere Form)
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
$639,000
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Video/Film/Animation
48.3 x 55.9 x 55.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$639,000
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.402, Hanging Two Interlocked Spheres, Each Containing One Sphere that Interlocks with an Outer Half-Sphere Form) iron wire 19 x 22 x 22 in. (48.3 x 55.9 x 55.9 cm.) Executed in 1954.
$4,095,000
Untitled (S.387, Hanging Three Separate Layers of Three-Lobed Forms), 1926-2013
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Sculpture
hanging sculpture—copper, brass and enameled copper wire
83.8 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm
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Realized Price
$4,095,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.387, Hanging Three Separate Layers of Three-Lobed Forms) hanging sculpture—copper, brass and enameled copper wire 33 x 13 ½ x 13 ½ in. (83.8 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm.) Executed _circa _1955.
Untitled (S.387, Hanging Three Separate Layers of Three-Lobed Forms), 1926-2013
hanging sculpture—copper, brass and enameled copper wire
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$4,095,000
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Sculpture
83.8 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$4,095,000
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.387, Hanging Three Separate Layers of Three-Lobed Forms) hanging sculpture—copper, brass and enameled copper wire 33 x 13 ½ x 13 ½ in. (83.8 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm.) Executed _circa _1955.
$300,000
Untitled (S.330, Hanging Asymmetrical Tied-Wire Eight- Branched, Closed Center, Free-Form Based on Nature), 1926-2013
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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_Untitled _(S.330, Hanging Asymmetrical Tied-Wire Eight- Branched, Closed Center, Free-Form Based on Nature)
55.88 x 68.58 x 68.58 cm
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Realized Price
$300,000
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.330, Hanging Asymmetrical Tied-Wire Eight- Branched, Closed Center, Free-Form Based on Nature) hanging sculpture—bronze wire 22 x 27 x 27 in. (55.88 x 68.58 x 68.58 cm) Executed _circa _1965.
Untitled (S.330, Hanging Asymmetrical Tied-Wire Eight- Branched, Closed Center, Free-Form Based on Nature), 1926-2013
_Untitled _(S.330, Hanging Asymmetrical Tied-Wire Eight- Branched, Closed Center, Free-Form Based on Nature)
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
$300,000
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
55.88 x 68.58 x 68.58 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$300,000
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.330, Hanging Asymmetrical Tied-Wire Eight- Branched, Closed Center, Free-Form Based on Nature) hanging sculpture—bronze wire 22 x 27 x 27 in. (55.88 x 68.58 x 68.58 cm) Executed _circa _1965.
$262,500
Untitled (S.513, Hanging Two Interlocking Hat Forms with Undulating Brims), 1926-2013
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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Sculpture
hanging sculpture—copper wire
33 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm
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Realized Price
$262,500
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.513, Hanging Two Interlocking Hat Forms with Undulating Brims) hanging sculpture—copper wire 13 x 16 x 16 in. (33 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm.) Executed _circa _1950s.
Untitled (S.513, Hanging Two Interlocking Hat Forms with Undulating Brims), 1926-2013
hanging sculpture—copper wire
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
$262,500
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Sculpture
33 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$262,500
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.513, Hanging Two Interlocking Hat Forms with Undulating Brims) hanging sculpture—copper wire 13 x 16 x 16 in. (33 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm.) Executed _circa _1950s.
$262,500
Untitled (S.724, Hanging, Single-Lobed, Four-Layer Continuous Form within a Form, with the Outer Layer Open), 1926-2013
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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Sculpture
hanging sculpture—oxidized copper wire
13.9 x 24.1 x 22.8 cm
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Realized Price
$262,500
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.724, Hanging, Single-Lobed, Four-Layer Continuous Form within a Form, with the Outer Layer Open) hanging sculpture—oxidized copper wire 5 ½ x 9 ½ x 9 in. (13.9 x 24.1 x 22.8 cm.) Executed _circa _1980s.
Untitled (S.724, Hanging, Single-Lobed, Four-Layer Continuous Form within a Form, with the Outer Layer Open), 1926-2013
hanging sculpture—oxidized copper wire
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
$262,500
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
13.9 x 24.1 x 22.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$262,500
Description
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) _Untitled _(S.724, Hanging, Single-Lobed, Four-Layer Continuous Form within a Form, with the Outer Layer Open) hanging sculpture—oxidized copper wire 5 ½ x 9 ½ x 9 in. (13.9 x 24.1 x 22.8 cm.) Executed _circa _1980s.
$56,250
Untitled (SD.085, Sculpture Drawing: Tied wire with 8 branches), 1970
Sold on Nov 14, 2018
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Work on Paper
works on paper
67.3 x 46.4 cm
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Realized Price
$56,250
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
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Untitled (SD.085, Sculpture Drawing: Tied wire with 8 branches), 1970
works on paper
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
$56,250
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Work on Paper
67.3 x 46.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
Realized Price
$56,250
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