The Faces Of Ruth Asawa

Cantor Arts Center 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way, Stanford, CA, United States

From the mid-1960s through 2000, Asawa created hundreds of individual face masks out of clay. With the Cantor's Asian American Art Initiative, this wall of 233 masks becomes a permanent part of their collection.


Ruth Asawa Through Line

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY, United States

Ruth Asawa Through Line is the first exhibition to examine Ruth Asawa’s oeuvre through the lens of her lifelong drawing practice.


Woven Histories: Textiles and Modern Abstraction

LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036, CA, United States

With over 150 works by an international and transhistorical roster of artists, this exhibition reveals how shifting relations among abstract art, fashion, design, and craft shaped recurrent aesthetic, cultural, and socio-political forces, as they, in turn, were impacted by modernist art forms.

Free – $25

Fog Design+Art

Fort Mason Center Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Landmark Building C, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA, United States

Fog Design+Art celebrates today’s most significant contributors to the worlds of design and visual arts, including 45 leading international galleries.

In the Presence of: Collective Histories of the Asian American Women Artists Association

Berkeley Art Center 1275 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

“What is an Asian American woman artist?” Karin Higa’s influential essay from 2002 recounts the historical exclusion of Asian American women from the male-dominated Asian American movement and the second wave feminists of the 1960s and 1970s by tracing the art and lives of the following Asian American women artists: Ruth Asawa, Hisako Hibi, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Rea Tajiri, and Hung Liu.


When Forms Come Alive

hayward gallery Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1, United Kingdom

Spanning over 60 years of contemporary sculpture, this exhibition highlights ways in which artists draw on familiar experiences of movement, flux and organic growth.

£18 – £19

Woven Histories: Textiles and Modern Abstraction

National Gallery of Art National Gallery, Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

Woven Histories delves into dynamic moments when social and political issues have activated textile production and artmaking with heightened focus and urgency. Traced chronologically with 160 works made in a range of techniques—from oil painting to weaving, basketry, netting, knotting, and knitting—the exhibition explores the overlap between abstract art, fashion, design, and craft.


Ruth Asawa Through Line

Menil Drawing Institute 1412 W. Main St., Houston, TX, United States

The exhibition presents drawings, collages, watercolors, and sketchbooks alongside stamped prints, paperfolds, and copper-foil works, showing the breadth of Asawa’s innovative practice.