Daniel Traub, Ursula von Rydingsvard, and Steven H. Oliver in Conversation
In conjunction with BAMPFA’s streaming presentation of Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own, join us for a live conversation between director Daniel Traub, the artist, and Steven H. Oliver, who commissioned von Rydingsvard’s Iggy’s Pride (1990–91) for the Oliver Ranch Foundation in Sonoma.
Daniel Traub is a New York–based filmmaker and photographer. His documentaries include The Barefoot Artist, about Lily Yeh and her collaborative artworks in war-torn communities, and Xu Bing: Phoenix. Traub’s photographs have been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago, Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, and the Lianzhou Foto Festival in China.
Ursula von Rydingsvard’s sculpture is represented in the permanent collections of more than thirty museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Walker Art Center, and her commissioned pieces are on permanent display in locations across the country. Recent solo museum exhibitions include Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling at the Fabric Workshop and Museum and Now, She, a presentation of large-scale outdoor sculptures at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Steven H. Oliver is president of the award-winning construction and development firm Oliver & Company and former chairman of the board of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He currently serves as board chair for the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST). Oliver also has served on the boards of the California College of the Arts, the United States Artists, the California Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Oakland Museum of California, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Oliver Ranch Foundation.