Art in America Features Ursula von Rydingsvard

10 October 2018

A work by Landmarks artist Ursula von Rydingvard graces the cover of October's issue of Art in America. The article discusses the creation of Untitled (Seven Mountains) as a pivital moment in the artist's sculptural process.


Cover of October issue of Art in America


"The sawed edges of Zakopane’s projecting timbers hint at a decisive shift in her working method that took place in the late 1980s: beginning with Untitled (Seven Mountains), also from 1987—not included in this exhibition—she began to stack the cedar and, using a circular saw, cut into the exposed edges of the beams rather than carving into their faces. She also began to finish the works with powdered graphite. Clinging to the irregular contours of her sculptural surfaces, the graphite exaggerates the geometric faceting, giving the works an almost Cubist quality in both palette and effect."

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