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Oral history interview with Ursula von Rydingsvard, 2011 November 16-17

Interviewee:
von Rydingsvärd, Ursula, 1942-  Search this
von Rydingsvärd, Ursula, 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15998
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)305688
AAA_collcode_vonryd11
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_305688
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ursula von Rydingsvard

Interviewee:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula, 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
150 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2011 November 16-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ursula von Rydingsvard conducted 2011 November 16 and 17, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at von Rydingsvard's studio, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Biographical / Historical:
Ursula von Rydingsvard (1942- ) is a sculptor in Brooklyn, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) was executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hr., 5 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.vonryd11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-vonryd11

David Weinrib papers

Creator:
Weinrib, David, 1924-2016  Search this
Names:
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.) -- Faculty  Search this
Pratt Institute. Sculpture Garden  Search this
Acconci, Vito, 1940-  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise, 1911-2010  Search this
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Frank, Mary, 1933-  Search this
Pfaff, Judy, 1946-  Search this
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula, 1942-  Search this
Weinrib, Joann  Search this
Extent:
28.2 Megabytes
4.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Megabytes
Photographs
Date:
circa 1950-2015
Summary:
The papers of multimedia sculptor, curator, and instructor David Weinrib measure 4.6 linear feet and date from circa 1950-2015. The collection documents Weinrib's life and career through a small amount of biographical material, project files, and printed and photographic material. Project files make up the bulk of the collection and document Weinrib's teaching at Black Mountain College, his curation of the Pratt Sculpture Park, and an extensive project that he undertook with his second wife, JoAnn Weinrib, in 1998 titled "Sculptors in Their Environments." This project file includes photographic documentation of numerous artists working in their studios including Vito Acconci, Louise Bourgeois, Petah Coyne, Mary Frank, Judy Pfaff, Ursula von Rydingsvard, and many others.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of multimedia sculptor, curator, and instructor David Weinrib measure 4.6 linear feet and date from circa 1950-2015. The collection documents Weinrib's life and career through a small amount of biographical material, project files, and printed and photographic material. Project files make up the bulk of the collection and document Weinrib's teaching at Black Mountain College, his curation of the Pratt Sculpture Park, and an extensive project that he undertook with his second wife, JoAnn Weinrib, in 1998 titled "Sculptors in Their Environments." This project file includes photographic documentation of numerous artists working in their studios including Vito Acconci, Louise Bourgeois, Petah Coyne, Mary Frank, Judy Pfaff, Ursula von Rydingsvard, and many others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as four series

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1970-2015 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Project Files, circa 1968-2011 (2.9 linear feet; Box 1-3, OV 5-6; 28.2 megabytes; ER01-ER03)

Series 3: Printed Material, circa 1950-2010 (0.6 linear feet; Box 3-4)

Series 4: Photographic Material, circa 1970-2010 (0.9 linear feet; Box 4, OV 6)
Biographical / Historical:
David Weinrib (1924-2016) was a sculptor, ceramicist, and instructor who worked primarily in New York City. Born in Brooklyn, New Work, Weinrib attended Brooklyn College before receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Alfred University. Weinrib taught pottery at the Craft Institute at Black Mountain College from 1952-1953 with his first wife Karen Karnes. In the 1960s, Weinrib began experimenting in a variety of media and exhibited at the Howard Wise Gallery. He continued to work in different media through the decades including cast resin, cut paper, acrylic collages, and photography through collaboration with his second wife, JoAnn Weinrib. Weinrib taught at Pratt Institute for thirty years and also curated the Pratt Sculpture Park, which displays over fifty works on the urban campus. He is the recipient of numerous National Endowment for the Arts grants as well as Guggenheim and Fulbright grants. Weinrib's work is in the collections of the Walker Art Center, the Whitney Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2016 by Abel Weinrib, David Weinrib's son.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of born digital records requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
David Weinrib papers, circa 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.weindavi
See more items in:
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-weindavi

Ursula von Rydingsvard : the contour of feeling / editor Sally Fisher

Title:
Contour of feeling
Interviewee:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Rosenthal, Mark (Mark Lawrence)  Search this
Editor:
Fisher, Sally 1942-  Search this
Publisher:
Fabric Workshop and Museum  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
127 pages : color illustrations ; 33 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
21st century
Topic:
Wood sculpture, American  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093468

Socks on my spoons / Ursula von Rydingsvärd

Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
University of Massachusetts at Amherst University Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
C1996
Call number:
NB237.V58 A4 1996b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_812232

Ursula Von Rydingsvard : sculpture

Artist:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Publisher:
Jorgensen Gallery (University of Connecticut)  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
8 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
21st century
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_718976

Ursula von Rydingsvard : sculpture / organized by Stephen Fleischman ; essay by Martin Friedman

Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Fleischman, Stephen 1954-  Search this
Friedman, Martin 1925-  Search this
Madison Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : ill. (some col.), port. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_613081

Ursula von Rydingsvard : sculptures ; Galerie Lelong Zürich, 29. Januar-25. März 2000, Galerie Lelong New York, March 10-April 29, 2000

Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Galerie Lelong (Zürich, Switzerland)  Search this
Galerie Lelong (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm. + 1 page
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2000
C2000
Call number:
NB237.V58 A4 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_620935

Ursula von Rydingsvard, rzeźba : 16 listopada 1992-3 stycznia 1993 / [Kurator, Milada Ślizińska]

Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Phillips, Patricia (Patricia C.)  Search this
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
27 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
[1992]
Call number:
NB237.V58 A4 1992a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_636291

Ursula Von Rydingsvard : [exhibition], March 3-March 31, 1990, Lorence-Monk Gallery

Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Lorence-Monk Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
Call number:
NB237.V58 A4 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_638841

Out of wood : recent sculpture

Author:
Highstein, Jene 1942-2013  Search this
Kendrick, Mel 1949-  Search this
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Hague, Raoul 1905-  Search this
Lekakis, Michael 1907-1987  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet ([7] p.) : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1989
Topic:
Wood-carving--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NB212 .O97 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_642113

Ursula von Rydingsvard and Vito Acconci : sculpture at Laumeier / preface by Beej Nierengarten-Smith ; essays by Ronald J. Onorato and Nancy Princenthal

Author:
Onorato, Ronald J  Search this
Princenthal, Nancy  Search this
Laumeier Sculpture Park  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Acconci, Vito 1940-  Search this
Physical description:
21 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
C1990
Call number:
N6537.A29 A4 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_645993

Ursula Von Rydingsvärd : March 22-April 30, 1988 / curated by Jeanette Ingberman

Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Ingberman, Jeanette 1952-2011  Search this
Yau, John 1950-  Search this
Exit Art (Gallery : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p.: ill. ; 23 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
C1988
Call number:
NB237.V58 A4 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649394

Ursula von Rydingsvard, sculpture : May 18-October 31, 1992, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York

Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Storm King Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
C1992
Call number:
NB237.V58 A4 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649400

Ursula von Rydingsvard / Michael Brenson, Deborah Emont Scott

Author:
Brenson, Michael  Search this
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Scott, Deborah Emont 1951-  Search this
Yorkshire Sculpture Park  Search this
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art  Search this
Indianapolis Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1997
C1997
Call number:
NB237.V58 A4 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_657828

Ursula von Rydingsvard : on an epic scale / curated by Dede Young, with an essay by Patricia C. Phillips

Title:
On an epic scale
Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Young, Dede  Search this
Neuberger Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : col. ill. ; 28 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
[2002]
Call number:
NB237.V58 A4 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_673509

The sculpture of Ursula von Rydingsvard / with essays by Dore Ashton, Marek Bartelik, Matti Megged

Author:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Bartelik, Marek  Search this
Megged, Matti 1923-2003  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942- Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
108 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
C1996
Call number:
N40.1.V9327 A84 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_502652

Judith Murray, painting : Ursula von Rydingsvärd, sculpture / essay: William Zimmer ; curator & interviews: Judy Collischan Van Wagner

Author:
Murray, Judith 1941-  Search this
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Zimmer, William 1946-2007  Search this
Collischan, Judy  Search this
Hillwood Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Murray, Judith 1941- Exhibitions  Search this
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
C1985
Call number:
N40.1.M9818 H6
N40.1.M9818H6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_355372

Ursula Von Rydingsvard at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Artist:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Host institution:
Yorkshire Sculpture Park  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
160 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2014
21st century
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1079128

Ursula Von Rydingsvard : working / Patricia C. Phillips

Title:
Working
Author:
Phillips, Patricia C. 1952-  Search this
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Sculpture Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
208 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 x 32 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2011
C2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_984737

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