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Ursula von Rydingsvard: Connecting Form & Language

Posted: July 24, 2019
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling presents the artist’s monumental cedar wood sculptures alongside newer works for the first time.
A large cedar and paint sculpture installed against a white wall.

Ursula von Rydingsvard: Monumental Public Art

Posted: July 2, 2019
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
Ursula von Rydingsvard has created large-scale sculptures that can be visited in public parks, plazas, and civic buildings across the country. Curious to discover more of her work? Here are...

Finding Meaning in Form: Ursula von Rydingsvard’s Process

Posted: June 19, 2019
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
Ursula von Rydingsvard's sculptural practice is a way to give tangible form to her feelings and ideas. It must not only be understood in technical terms, but also as an...

Heavy Lifting: Behind the Scenes of The Contour of Feeling

Posted: May 20, 2019
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
A frequent question from visitors to the museum’s Ursula von Rydingsvard exhibition is: how did you get these sculptures into the building? A conversation with NMWA Registrar Catherine Bade revealed...

The Contour of an Artist: Ursula von Rydingsvard’s Beginnings

Posted: May 1, 2019
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
For Ursula von Rydingsvard, sculpture is personal—a way to heal and process her innermost feelings. But it is also a way to connect to the outside world, to engage people...

Opening Friday: Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

Posted: March 20, 2019
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
The Contour of Feeling marks the most ambitious von Rydingsvard exhibition to date in the United States and her first solo exhibition in Washington, D.C. Featuring 26 sculptures, a wall...
A massive sculpture made of bare cedar slats and painted cedar hunks arranged vertically, flat against a gallery wall.

Gallery Reboot: Domestic Affairs

Posted: September 22, 2017
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: August 7, 2015

Posted: August 7, 2015
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: July 31, 2015

Posted: July 31, 2015
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Caution: Beware the Boundaries of Beasties

Posted: July 29, 2015
Category: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.