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Ursula von Rydingsvard | Giotto

EXCLUSIVE: Ursula von Rydingsvard in her Brooklyn, New York studio.

Ursula von Rydingsvard builds towering cedar structures, creating an intricate network of individual beams and sensuous, puzzle-like surfaces. While abstract at its core, Von Rydingsvard’s work takes visual cues from the landscape, the human body, and utilitarian objects—such as the artist’s collection of household vessels—and demonstrates an interest in the point where the man-made meets nature.

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LEARN: Ursula von Rydingsvard is featured in the Season 4 (2007) episode Ecology of the Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century television series on PBS.

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PHOTO | Art:21‚—Art in the Twenty-First Century, production stills, 2007. © Art21, Inc.

VIDEO | Producer: Susan Sollins & Nick Ravich. Camera: Joel Shapiro. Sound: Mark Mandler & Roger Phenix. Editor: Steven Wechsler.


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