• Artist Ruth Asawa's Mesh Wire Sculptures Adorn New Stamps from USPS

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    All images © United States Postal Service
    Soon you'll be able to mail a letter to a friend-or realistically, pay a bill-with a hint of art history. The United States Postal Service announced this week that it'll be releasing 10 stamps inspired by renowned sculptor Ruth Asawa. The neutral-toned collection contains mostly her bulbous hanging pieces that appear to swell and contract in vertical lines.
    Born in 1926, Asawa was forced into a Japanese internment camp by the U.S. government with her family during World War II. She learned to draw during her detainment, before eventually attending...
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