Ursula von Rydingsvard: Sculpture
May 18 – October 31, 1992
Ursula von Rydingsvard: Sculpture is the first full-scale museum exhibition of the artist's work. The works included date from the mid-1970s to the present. Von Rydingsvard is known for her large-scale sculptures in cedar. Starting with 4 x 4 inch cedar beams, von Rydingsvard uses saws and tools to mark, hack, and score the wood. She laminates the beams together and often applies a powdered graphite to the surfaces, creating massive, intricately-faceted, and richly colored sculptures of great emotional force and physical presence. Of particular interest to visitors will be the four large-scale sculptures installed out-of-doors, including new works made expressly for the Art Center's landscape.