Video Profile: artist Ursula von Rydingsvard recounts her family's journey from German refugee camps during WWII to their difficult early years in Connecticut. Accompanied by images from her personal archive, von Rydingsvard describes how her family's struggles still influence her studio practice today.

Video Profile: Ursula von Rydingsvard recently received a lifetime achievement award from the International Sculpture Center; her sculpture Ona was installed in August this past year at the Barclay's Center; and her first large-scale European survey at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park is currently under way. This fall, the artist's show "Permeated Shield" opened at Galerie Lelong.

Video Profile: Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses her large-scale sculpture "Ona" (2013), which is permanently installed outside of Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Originally made with cut cedar beams, the sculpture was cast in bronze at the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry, where von Rydingsvard is shown applying a patina to its undulating surface.