Tag Archives: Ursula von Rydingsvard


Habitat: Ursula von Rydingsvard

Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces.This week’s studio: Ursula von Rydingsvard; East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. “I started painting in the 1960s,” Ursula von Rydingsvard recalled, as we talked in the second floor of her studio. “I would put … Read More


Artists’ Studios: The Dollhouse Version

Joe Fig’s miniature renderings of the work spaces of Ursula von Rydingsvard, Petah Coyne, Ellen Altfest, Tara Donovan, and Judy Pfaff are mesmerizing to behold Read More


When Is an Artwork Finished?

For some artists, a work is done when it leaves the studio. Others keep tinkering in the galleries. One waits for the piece to “cry uncle” Read More


Auto-Destructive Tendencies

Whether by burning, cutting, shredding, or simply leaving them at the curb, artists have various reasons for disposing of their own works   Read More


HINT: Avoid the Word ‘Nice’

Gallery openings are rites with their own special etiquette and language. Here’s a primer on what—and what not—to say. Read More