Virtual Exhibition – Ruth Asawa: Citizen of the Universe

Wherever you are in the world, you can now explore Ruth Asawa: Citizen of the Universe online with our virtual exhibition.

Click below to wander among Asawa’s iconic hanging wire sculptures, and get up close to her brightly coloured prints, meticulous drawings, and experiments in paper folding.

Hover over the coloured tags to find out more about the exhibition, and Asawa’s extraordinary life as an artist, activist and educator.


About the exhibition

Citizen of the Universe takes a unique look at the visionary artist, educator and activist Ruth Asawa (b. 1926, Norwalk, CA – d. 2013, San Francisco, CA). The exhibition features her signature hanging sculptures in looped and tied wire, and celebrates her holistic integration of art, education and community engagement through displaying prints, drawings, letters and photographs.

Citizen of the Universe is on display at Modern Art Oxford until 21 August 2022. Find out more about the exhibition and plan your visit.

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