There is something neurologically thrilling about viewing Von Rydingsvard’s work.
A towering cedar sculpture by the world-renowned artist is being blamed for the hospitalization of over a dozen employees at the FBI’s Miami field office.
This week, a new public art work by Ursula von Rydingsvard, a former Yves Klein model speaks, the original webcam girl, podcasts, and more.
The exhibitions that rippled through our cultural fabric over the past year, at least those occurring in and around New York, have registered the predictable number of highs and lows, though 2014 did manage to plumb one nadir unlikely to be matched for a good long time.
In a video produced by Art 21, Ursula von Rydingsvard recalls her childhood in refugee camps after World War II, living in barracks made of “raw wooden floors, raw wooden walls, and raw wooden ceilings.” Her current show at Galerie Lelong, Permeated Shield, is the first solo of her long career with a title that alludes at least indirectly to warfare.