BONNET (7478)2020
14 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 23 1/4 in
36.2 x 64.1 x 59.1 cm
Photo by Robert Wedemeyer.
Courtesy Sterling Ruby Studio. © Sterling Ruby

Sterling Ruby (American/Dutch, b. 1972) works in a wide range of aesthetic and material strategies, from polyurethane, bronze, steel, and ceramic sculptures; to drawings and collages; photography and video; spray-paint and oil paintings; as well as textile works, including quilts, tapestries, garments, and soft sculptures.


Public collections include the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; LACMA, Los Angeles; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; MMFA, Montreal; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; MCA, Chicago; MOCA, Los Angeles; MoMA, NY; SFMOMA, San Francisco; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY; Tate Modern, London; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and Whitney Museum of American Art, NY. Recent solo exhibitions include: Sterling Ruby, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, 2020 (travelled from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL, 2019-2020); Sterling Ruby: Sculpture, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, 2019; Sterling Ruby: Ceramics, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, (travelled to Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York, NY), 2018; Sterling Ruby, Winterpalais, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria, 2016.