Sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard

Sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses her work and her sculpture “Ona,” a 19-and-a-half-foot tall, nearly 12-thousand-pound bronze art work that was commissioned as a permanent installation in the plaza in front of Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Ursula von Rydingsvard. Luba. Cedar, Graphite, Bronze, 17'8" x 11'7" x 7'4." 2010. Photo Jerry L. Thompson
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Luba. Cedar, Graphite, Bronze, 17'8" x 11'7" x 7'4." 2010. Photo Jerry L. Thompson ( © Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy Galerie Lelong )
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Droga. Cedar, Graphite, 4'6" x 9'7" x 18'3." 2009. Photo: Michael and Rosalyn Bodycomb
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Droga. Cedar, Graphite, 4'6" x 9'7" x 18'3." 2009. Photo: Michael and Rosalyn Bodycomb ( © Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy Galerie Lelong )
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Damski Czepek. Polyurethane Resin, 11'11" x 33'10" x 30'4." 2006. Photo Jerry L. Thompson
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Damski Czepek. Polyurethane Resin, 11'11" x 33'10" x 30'4." 2006. Photo Jerry L. Thompson ( © Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy Galerie Lelong )
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Elegantka Urethane, 8'2" x 3'1" x 3.' 2011. Photo Andy Ryan
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Elegantka Urethane, 8'2" x 3'1" x 3.' 2011. Photo Andy Ryan ( © Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy Galerie Lelong )
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Unraveling. Cedar, Graphite, 11'6" x 18'6" x 2'5." 2007. Photo by Michael Bodycomb
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Unraveling. Cedar, Graphite, 11'6" x 18'6" x 2'5." 2007. Photo by Michael Bodycomb ( © Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy Galerie Lelong )
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Paddy-Wack. Cedar, Graphite 6' x 30' x 60.' 1997. Photo Roslyn Banish
Ursula von Rydingsvard. Paddy-Wack. Cedar, Graphite 6' x 30' x 60.' 1997. Photo Roslyn Banish ( © Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy Galerie Lelong )
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