Andrea, Ghirardelli Square, 1966-1968


I wanted to make a sculpture that could be enjoyed by everyone.”  

Andrea, Ghirardelli Square. Photo by Aiko Cuneo. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

Plaster model with a looped-wire tail in Asawa's studio, c. 1967. Photo by Warner Jepson. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

Asawa christens Andrea with champagne during night install, 1968. Photo by Warner Jepson. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

Asawa with wax positive for Andrea, c. 1967. Photo by Warner Jepson. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

Asawa, daughter Aiko and friend Mae Lee with Andrea, 1968. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

Frolicking frogs and turtles, Andrea, 1969. Photo by Xavier Lanier. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

Andrea returns to Ghirardelli after conservation, 2018. Photo by Laurence Cuneo. Photo and Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

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