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Sterling Ruby 1972, US

Rank (2014): 605 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 145

    Ongoing group exhibitions 4

    until 07 Dec 2014
    Pink - Collezione Giancarlo E Danna Olgiati - Spazio -1, Lugano
    until 04 Jan 2015
    Taipei Biennial 2014 - The Great Acceleration - Taipei Biennial, Taipei
    until 22 Mar 2015
    Variations: Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    until 30 Oct 2017
    Man in the Mirror - Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels

    Solo shows 30

    2014
    Sterling Ruby - Vivids - Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong
    Sterling Ruby - Sunrise Sunset - Hauser & Wirth New York, 18th Street, New York City, NY
    Front Room: Sterling Ruby - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
    2013
    Sterling Ruby - Droppa Blocka - MDD - Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
    Sterling Ruby. Soft Work - MACRO Testaccio (MACRO Future), Rome
    Sterling Ruby - Sp Paintings - Nahmad Contemporary, New York City, NY
    Sterling Ruby - Kukje Gallery, Seoul
    Sterling Ruby - Exhm - Hauser & Wirth, London
    2012
    Sterling Ruby - Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm
    Soft Work - FRAC - Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
    Sterling Ruby - Soft Work - Centre d'Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva
    2011
    Sterling Ruby - Vampire - Pace Beijing, Beijing
    I Am Not Free Becuase I Can Be Exploded Anytime - Sprüth Magers Berlin, Berlin
    Sterling Ruby - Paintings - Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
    2010
    Sterling Ruby - Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
    Sterling Ruby - New Works - Taka Ishii Gallery - Tokyo, Tokyo
    Sterling Ruby - 2Traps - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY
    2009
    Sterling Ruby - Foxy Production, New York City, NY
    2008
    Spectrum Ripper - Sprüth Magers London, London
    Zen Ripper - Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan
    Sterling Ruby - MOCA Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA
    Sterling Ruby: CHRON - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY
    Sterling Ruby - Metro Pictures Gallery, New York City, NY
    2007
    Sterling Ruby - Slasher Posters & Pillow Works - Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens
    Sterling Ruby - Metro Pictures Gallery, New York City, NY
    Sterling Ruby - Foxy Production, New York City, NY
    2006
    Sterling Ruby - Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne
    2005
    Sterling Ruby - Guild & Greyshkul, New York City, NY
    Sterling Ruby - Foxy Production, New York City, NY
    2004
    Sterling Ruby - Foxy Production, New York City, NY

    Group shows 115

    2014
    Fire! - Venus Over Manhattan, New York City, NY
    The Los Angeles Project - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    10th Gwangju Biennale - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
    Love Story – Sammlung Anne & Wolfgang Titze - 21er Haus, Vienna
    Love Story - The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection - Belvedere, Vienna
    Drive the Chance - 100plus, Zurich
    Whitney Biennial 2014 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    1 + 1 = 1 : When Collections Collide - The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    2013
    Summer in Gstaad - Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad
    Die Sammlung #4 - 21er Haus, Vienna
    Monica Bonvicini / Sterling Ruby - Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz
    Somos Libres - MATE (Asociación Mario Testino), Lima
    Anamericana: On View At The Academy - American Academy in Rome Gallery, Rome
    Young Collectors - Maison Particulière, Brussels
    Dead Inside - Bleecker Street Arts Club, New York City, NY
    Why not live for Art? II - 9 collectors reveal their treasures - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
    Back to Earth. Die Wiederentdeckung der Keramik in der Kunst. - Herbert-Gerisch Stiftung, Neumünster
    The Gesture and the Sign - White Cube - São Paulo, São Paulo
    fun house - Richard Gray Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Beg, Borrow and Steal - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    Black Cake - team (gallery, inc.), New York City, NY
    2012
    Cellblock Ii - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    Cellblock I - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    Mash Up:Collage from 1930 to the present - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
    Pothole - Salon 94 Bowery, New York City, NY
    The Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Prima Materia - Gladstone Gallery - Brussels, Brussels
    A Strangely Luminous Bubbles - Haute école d'art et design - Genève, Geneva
    2011
    Eslov Wide Shut Part I - Mallorca Landings, Palma de Mallorca
    American exuberance - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
    Structure  &  Absence - White Cube, London
    Works in Ceramic - Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi
    Two Part Exhibition - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    Adult Contemporary | Family Romance - Kavi Gupta Gallery - Berlin, Berlin
    Soft Machines - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY
    Lustwarande-Raw 11 - Fundament Foundation, Tilburg
    Silence and Time - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    The Shape Of Things To Come: New Sculpture - The Saatchi Gallery, London
    Dystopia - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
    New York Minute - Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
    After Hours: Murals on the Bowery - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    California Dreamin, Myths And Legends Of Los Angeles - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
    Highways Connect And Divide - Foxy Production, New York City, NY
    2010
    Aftermath - Taka Ishii Gallery - Kyoto, Kyoto
    Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    Painting Extravaganza - Cardi Black Box, Milan
    Misericordia - Prism, West Hollywood, CA
    Group Exhibition - Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
    Psychotrope - INOVA - Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI
    PortugalArte10 - PortugalArte, Lisbon
    Spray! - D'Amelio Terras, New York City, NY
    Endless Bummer / Surf Elsewhere - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
    Carol Bove, Sterling Ruby, Dana Schutz - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Other Than Beauty - Friedman Benda Gallery, New York City, NY
    Rethinking Location - Sprüth Magers Berlin, Berlin
    Melanie Schiff and Sterling Ruby - Kavi Gupta Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Melanie Schiff and Sterling Ruby - Kavi Gupta Gallery - Berlin, Berlin
    Permanent Trouble - Aktuelle Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp - KOG - Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg
    Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s - San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
    SUPERNATURE - An Exercise in Loads - AMP, Athens
    Suitable Video: Works from the Suitable Exhibitions Archive - Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
    2009
    Sterling Ruby & Robert Mapplethorpe - Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
    Beg Borrow and Steal - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
    California Maximalism - Nyehaus, New York City, NY
    New York Minute: 60 Artisti della scena newyorchese - MACRO Testaccio (MACRO Future), Rome
    Why painting now? - BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva
    Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Summer Show - Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
    Works on View - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Group Show - Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Your Gold Teeth III - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
    ABSTRACT AMERICA: NEW PAINTING AND SCULPTURE - The Saatchi Gallery, London
    FIVE - Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow
    La nada y el ser - Galeria Jumex, Mexico City
    Beaufort03 - Beaufort Triennale, Oostende
    Hello Kitty - atm Gallery, New York City, NY
    On from here - Guild & Greyshkul, New York City, NY
    Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    2008
    Base : Object - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    IF YOU DESTROY THE IMAGE, YOU'LL DESTROY THE THING ITSELF - Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen
    Group Exhibition - Metro Pictures Gallery, New York City, NY
    Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Stray Alchemists - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    Substraction - Deitch Projects - 18 Wooster Street, New York City, NY
    The Skat Players - Vilma Gold, London
    Jesuvian Process - Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City, NY
    2007
    Fearful Objects - Kavi Gupta Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Fit To Print: Printed Media In Collage - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
    Watch Me Get Watched - Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, CA
    “Uneasy Angel / Imagine Los Angeles” - Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich
    Sculptors\' Drawings - Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Cicumventing the City - D'Amelio Terras, New York City, NY
    LACE Annual Benefit - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
    I want to believe - Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
    2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
    Material Photographs - Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Mixed Signals - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
    2006
    2006 California Biennia - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
    Only the Paranoid Survive - HVCCA - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
    Into Black - Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
    HK 119: Emily Wardill, Sterling Ruby & Kirsten Stoltmann - Jonathan Viner Gallery, London
    2005
    All The Pretty Corpses - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    T1 Torino Triennale Tremusei - Torino Trienniale, Turin
    5 X U - team (gallery, inc.), New York City, NY
    Resonance - NIMk - Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam
    Geo - Foxy Production, New York City, NY
    2004
    Face Off - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
    Mystery Blaze in Holiday Cottage - Monya Rowe Gallery, New York City, NY
    Tapestry From An Asteroid - David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Works on Paper - Southfirst, New York City, NY
    2003
    When Darkness Falls - Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
    When Darkness Falls - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    In the Shadow of Summer Bliss - Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Dealer Directory 10

    Belgium
    Pierre-Marie Giraud, Brussels
    Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
    China
    Pace Beijing, Beijing
    Germany
    Sprüth Magers Berlin, Berlin
    Japan
    Taka Ishii Gallery - Tokyo, Tokyo
    USA
    Foxy Production, New York City, NY
    Hauser & Wirth New York, 18th Street, New York City, NY
    The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    United Kingdom
    Sprüth Magers London, London

    Collections 3

    USA
    Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
    United Kingdom
    The Saatchi Gallery, London
    Zabludowicz Collection London, London

    Catalogs

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    "Kiss Trap Kismet", 2008 The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet", The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet", 2008 The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet", The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet", 2008 The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), 2008 The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), 2008 The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), 2008 The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet", The Saatchi Gallery

    Sterling Ruby

    "Kiss Trap Kismet"

    "Kiss Trap Kismet", PVC pipe, urethane, wood, expanding foam, aluminium, spray paint. 299.7 x 383.5 x 121.9 cm
    2008

    The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet", The Saatchi Gallery

    Sterling Ruby

    "Kiss Trap Kismet"

    "Kiss Trap Kismet", PVC pipe, urethane, wood, expanding foam, aluminium, spray paint. 299.7 x 383.5 x 121.9 cm
    2008

    The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet", The Saatchi Gallery

    Sterling Ruby

    "Kiss Trap Kismet"

    "Kiss Trap Kismet", PVC pipe, urethane, wood, expanding foam, aluminium, spray paint. 299.7 x 383.5 x 121.9 cm
    2008

    The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), The Saatchi Gallery

    Sterling Ruby

    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail)

    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), PVC pipe, urethane, wood, expanding foam, aluminium, spray paint. 299.7 x 383.5 x 121.9 cm
    2008

    The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), The Saatchi Gallery

    Sterling Ruby

    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail)

    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), PVC pipe, urethane, wood, expanding foam, aluminium, spray paint. 299.7 x 383.5 x 121.9 cm
    2008

    The Saatchi Gallery
    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), The Saatchi Gallery

    Sterling Ruby

    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail)

    "Kiss Trap Kismet" (detail), PVC pipe, urethane, wood, expanding foam, aluminium, spray paint. 299.7 x 383.5 x 121.9 cm
    2008

    The Saatchi Gallery

    Video Links

    www.vernissage.tv 19 Mar 2012

    Sterling Ruby: Soft Work / Centre d'Art Contemporain Gen
    Sterling Ruby: Soft Work / Centre d'Art Contemporain Gen- [Heinrich Schmidt]
    VernissageTV, Basel

    vernissage.tv 11 Apr 2011

    Sterling Ruby: I AM NOT FREE BECAUSE... at Spr
    Sterling Ruby: I AM NOT FREE BECAUSE... at Spr- [Heinrich Schmidt]
    VernissageTV, Basel