The Artist’s Lens: Conversation with Ursula von Rydingsvard, artist from “Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own” - 2/14/20
February 14th, 2020
As part of The Artist’s Lens series, co-presented with Hamptons Doc Fest. The Parrish hosted a special screening of Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own, directed by Daniel Traub. Followed by a conversation with Ursula Von Rydingsvard and Parrish Director Terrie Sultan. Ursula is a New York-based contemporary artist whose artworks encompasses sculpture and two-dimensional imagery. Her work, rooted in the sculpting of raw cedar, have been exhibited in galleries, museums and public spaces throughout the world. The film follows, from beginning to final installation, various recent commissions including those for MIT and Princeton University. It also explores her early struggles, passion and profound drive to become an artist. Told mostly through her own voice, the film includes interviews with colleagues, family members and close friends who offer additional perspective on her life and work.
Our Friday Night programs at the Parrish are made possible, in part, by presenting sponsor Bank of America, with additional support provided by The Corcoran Group and Sandy and Stephen Perlbinder.