Ruth Asawa An American Artist
Ruth Aiko Asawa (January 24, 1926 - August 5, 2013) was an American sculptor. Known in San Francisco as the "fountain lady", her work is included in prominent art collections such as those of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. She was a driving force behind the creation of the San Francisco School of the Arts, which was renamed the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts in 2010 in tribute to her. [from wikipedia]
San Francisco Fountain 1972
San Francisco Fountain 1972, by Ruth Asawa (1926-2013), As A Found Art Exhibit, Behind the Apple Building, San Francisco, California

Ruth Asawa's San Francisco Fountain, or sometimes simply San Francisco Fountain, is a 1970 bronze sculpture and fountain by Ruth Asawa, located outside the Grand Hyatt San Francisco in downtown San Francisco, California, in the United States. The cylinder-shaped sculpture, which serves as the outer wall of the fountain basin, features bas-relief scenes of San Francisco, "whimsically interrelated". [from wikipedia]

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