Ursula Von Rydingsvard March-3-March 31, 1990

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Published by Lorence Monk Gallery in New York .

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von Rydingsvard's remarkable history rather than art history. I wonder how many readers would be interested to know more of the artist's interest by: 1. This beautifully produced catalog surveys the past thirty years of Ursula von Rydingsvard s immense abstract sculptures, often shaped from cedar beams.

Von Rydingsvard's massive sculptures reveal the trace of the human hand and resemble wooden bowls, tools, and walls that seem to echo the artist's Polish by: 1. Featuring more than twenty-five sculptures that highlight the artist’s evolution, as well as a new leatherwork sculpture created in collaboration with the Fabric Workshop and Museum, an extensive interview between Mark Rosenthal and the artist, and an essay by von Rydingsvard titled “Why I Make Art,” this book provides a window into the artist's unique 4/5(1).

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MAIN IMAGE. Ursula von Rydingsvard Ursula Von Rydingsvard book the daughter of a woodcutter from a long line of peasant farmers. And if that sounds like the beginning of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, it isn’t. Sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard fuses a labor-intensive process with personal reflection to construct evocative and monumental abstract works from cedar wood.

Von Rydingsvard was born in Germany to Polish and Ukrainian parents, peasant farmers who worked in forced labor under the Nazis during World War II. “Ursula von Rydingsvard at Rosa Esman.” Art in America, May Gerrit Henry “6 Sculptors” Art News, September Nancy Princenthal.

“Ursula von Rydingsvard.” The New York Times, November 5, Grace Glueck. “Art People.” The New York Times, Grace Glueck “Ursula von Rydingsvard.” The New York. Von Rydingsvard: Mining the Unconscious. Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, Shirley, David A. Masters of the Masters: MFA Faculty of the.

“Ursula von Rydingsvard at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia.” Blouin ArtInfo. Aug Adamson, Glenn. “Ursula von Rydingsvard at the Height of Her Powers.” Frieze Magazine. J Cascone, Sarah and Caroline Goldstein. “Shows. Shows. Shows. 34 New York Must-See Gallery Exhibitions to See This May.” artnet.

Unlike the clippings of fabric, the bowls or other tools that Von Rydingsvard has fabricated in cedar, Book with no words () is a work which implies a hidden or missing knowledge that is unattainable. Viewed in comparison to the massive blank lead tomes of Anselm Kiefer currently on view at Rockefeller center, Von Rydingsvard’s book is delicate with its thin sheets of wood.

About this Item: Exit Art, N.Y. Unbound. Condition: As New. First Edition. This is an original piece of art made of wood & metal in shape of a spoon by the artist/sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard (); Limited Edition to approx.

25; each of the multiples are unique because the handles are hand carved; it is not signed -as issued; it is /2in long; top handle is hand.

Special Insight Film Event with Ursula von Rydingsvard - (The Rockefeller University) ELIZABETH GREENFIELD ZEIDMAN LECTURE – (Moore College) Ursula von Rydingsvard: SCIENTIA Dedication and Artist Talk – (McGovern Institute) Ursula von Rydingsvard – Over a remarkable four-decade-long career, Ursula von Rydingsvard has become one of the most influential sculptors working today.

She is best known for creating large-scale, often monumental sculpture from cedar beams, which she painstakingly cuts, assembles, and laminates before finally rubbing a graphite patina into the work’s textured, faceted surfaces.

Ursula von Rydingsvard is finding new ways to deepen her three-dimensional spaces: the cavities and protuberances in her recent works recall beaks, balls, mouths, and armpits— irregular human and animal body parts that nevertheless seem familiar.

Niches and caverns open out or suck you in; appendages curve pre- cipitously around the main body. A pair of monumental works by one of the most influential sculptors working today.

The sculpture is called “Ona” and is the work of Ursula von Rydingsvard. It’s a foot-high, abstract, bronze sculpture, based on a. Ursula von Rydingsvard is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Ursula von Rydingsvard and others you may know.

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Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses how she came to live in the United States, and the ways in which her earliest memories inform her work.

Ursula von Rydingsvard was born in Deensen, Germany, in She received a BA and an MA from the University of Miami, Coral Gables (), an MFA from Columbia University (), and an honorary doctorate from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore ().

Von Rydingsvard’s massive. Ursula von Rydingsvard. AMERICAN, BORN GERMANY, Ursula von Rydingsvard’s primary material—used in constructing both Luba and For Paul—is four-by-four lengths of cedar wood, a material that, as the artist has said, “it seems to be I’m able to speak through.”Von Rydingsvard stacks, glues, and cuts into these beams freehand with a circular saw—an.

Von Rydingsvard was born Urszula Karoliszyn in in Germany, the fifth of seven children. Her mother was Polish and her father Ukrainian. Following the German invasion of Poland, the family was moved from one German refugee camp to another between and   Ursula von Rydingsvard works on a monumental scale.

For over thirty years, she has worked with red cedar, a soft and fragrant wood. Using both carving and construction techniques she painstakingly cuts, assembles, and glues the cedar beams which have been shaped by a circular saw.

The Sculpture of Ursula von Rydingsvard includes texts by Dore Ashton, Marek Bartelik, and Matti Megged, along with an illustrated chronology, lists of solo exhibitions and public collections, bibliography, and index.

Ursula von Rydingsvard’s massive sculptures reveal the trace of the human hand and resemble wooden bowls, tools, and walls that seem to echo the artist’s family heritage in pre-industrial Poland before World War II.

She builds towering cedar structures, creating an intricate network of individual beams and sensuous, puzzle-like surfaces. Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling presents the artist’s monumental cedar wood sculptures alongside newer works for the first time. The poetic and expressive works, which also use leather, linen, and other organic materials, reveal the process by which von Rydingsvard gives outward visual form to her innermost ideas and emotions.

Ursula von Rydingsvard. K likes. Artist. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: K. An internationally recognized sculptor, Ursula Von Rydingsvard creates large-scale, sometimes monumental abstract forms that resemble geological formations, landscapes, giant vessels, elements of the body, or walls that evoke her experience growing up in Nazi slave-labor and refugee ality: German.

Ms. von Rydingsvard’s most compelling constructions are mysterious and singular. Installed by itself in a square room that it almost completely fills, “Ocean Floor” () is a. “Without vulnerability, I don’t know where humans would be,” expresses artist Ursula von Rydingsvard in her usual soft spoken but affirmative tone, while walking through her massive Bushwick work space on a sunny May afternoon.

Despite the Brooklyn studio’s unusually generous size, the affluent sculptor notes that she could always use higher ceilings, mindful of. Portrait of Ursula von Rydingsvard by Alex John Beck for Artsy. Von Rydingsvard’s parents couldn’t relate to their daughter’s choice to become an artist.

When she worked as an art teacher in the early days of her career, they could comprehend that position as a legitimate profession. Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling presents the artist’s monumental cedar wood sculptures alongside newer works for the first time.

The poetic and expressive works, which also use leather, linen, and other organic materials, reveal the process by which von Rydingsvard gives outward visual form to her innermost ideas and emotions. Get this from a library. Ursula Von Rydingsvard: working. [Patricia C Phillips; Ursula Von Rydingsvärd; Sculpture Center (New York, N.Y.)] -- Surveys recent works of Ursula von Rydingsvard's abstract sculptures, often shaped from red cedar beams.

Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own, (a film by Daniel Traub and Ken Kobland,55 minutes) Join the artist and the filmmakers for a Q&A after a preview screening of this documentary. A BYO picnic follows in the Anne d'Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. $20 (free for members); includes in the price of admission.

Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses her motivations for creating work in public spaces, and her series of public sculptures installed in New York City’s Madison Square Park. ART Tell us about your four pieces, including Damski Czepek, that. Ursula Kieran Reilly was born in Yonkers, New York, and raised in Westport, Connecticut, the daughter of Paul Reilly and Helen Kieran Reilly.

Her mother was a mystery writer; so was her sister, Mary McMullen. Ursula Reilly's grandfather was James Michael Kieran, one-time president of Hunter College.

Her uncle was journalist John : Red Badge Mystery Prize (); Zia Award (). Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling on view March 22–J This landmark exhibition of monumental sculptures by Ursula von Rydingsvard (b.

Deensen, Germany) illuminates the process by which the artist gives outward visual form to her ideas and emotions. Expressive cedar sculptures are accompanied by poetic explorations in paper pulp. Ursula von Rydingsvard (American, born in Deensen, Germany) studied painting at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, and received an MFA from Columbia University in The artist’s large-scale sculptures reveal the trace of the human hand and suggest her early recollections of being surrounded by wooden walls, tools, and utensils as a child [ ].

Ursula von Rydingsvard’s “Czara z Babelkami” () is in the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Beth LaBerge, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art “Czara z Bąbelkami” (), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Von Rydingsvard readily admits to the anthropomorphic qualities of her : Charles Desmarais. A neapound sculpture called “Ona,” by Ursula von Rydingsvard, now stands greeting the public at Barclays : Ted Loos.

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