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Ruth Asawa's San Francisco Fountain

Postal Service honors pioneering Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa 1926-2013. Then-owner William Roth selected Ruth Asawa well known for her abstract woven-wire sculptures to design and create the centerpiece fountain for Ghirardelli Square. Pin On Fontaines Lavoirs Puits Chateau D Eau Ruth Asawa fans can rest easy - the artists beloved bronze fountain near Union Square is staying pretty much right where it is. Ruth asawa's san francisco fountain . For some of the works Asawa drew upon her life-long interest and experimentation with paper folding also known as. Ruth Asawas San Francisco fountain detail 9JPG 2248 4000. This fountain by Ruth Asawa was commissioned by Hyatt in 1970 and completed in 1972 the fountain consists of 41 individual bronzed plaques each about 26X32 inches depicting San Francisco landmarks covering the entire circular wall of the fountain bowl and measuring over 14 feet in diameter. These works can be found in San Francisco San Jose and other pl