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Sterling Ruby

 (born 1972)
Sterling Ruby is active/lives in California / Germany.  Sterling Ruby is known for Geometric block sculpture, collage, abstraction, video installation, painting.

Biography   Sterling Ruby


Sterling Ruby is a multi-disciplinary artist who makes richly glazed biomorphic ceramics, large-scale spray-painted canvases, poured urethane sculptures, nail polish drawings, various forms of collage, and hypnotic videos.  His work is a form of assault on both materials and social power structures. He takes his subject matter from a wide range of sources, including marginalized societies, maximum security prisons, modernist architecture, artifacts and antiquities, graffiti, bodybuilders, the mechanisms of warfare, cults and cult members, and urban gangs.  In a 2008 review, New York Times art critic Roberta Smith called Ruby "one of the most interesting artists to emerge in this century. That's only eight years, of cour   ...  Displaying 750 of 2779 characters.

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