"Big Ladle" (1997)

"Big Ladle," 1997
Cedar and graphite, 120 x 42 1/2 x 20 inches.
© Ursula von Rydingsvard, courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York.

"Usually the utilitarian object is just that; it’s made to be used. And the whole design, if one wants to call it design, is made for the purpose of its being used so that the options surrounding it are huge."

- Ursula von Rydingsvard