Sterling Ruby

American, b. 1972

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BC (3532), 2011
fabric, glue, urethane and bleached canvas on panel
320 x 243.8 cm (125 7/8 x 95 7/8 in.)
Apr 19, 2024Phillips
BC (3532), 2011
fabric, glue, urethane and bleached canvas on panel
320 x 243.8 cm (125 7/8 x 95 7/8 in.)
Apr 19, 2024
Phillips • London
New Now: Modern & Contemporary Art
Lot 41
WIDW. HELIOS (7030), 2019
acrylic, oil and cardboard collage on canvas
27.9 x 21.6 cm
Mar 13, 2024Christie's
WIDW. HELIOS (7030), 2019
acrylic, oil and cardboard collage on canvas
27.9 x 21.6 cm
Mar 13, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22899 Post-War to Present
Lot 329
SP183, 2011
spray paint on canvas
125 x 185 x 2 in. (317.5 x 469.9 x 5.1 cm)
Mar 12, 2024Phillips
SP183, 2011
spray paint on canvas
125 x 185 x 2 in. (317.5 x 469.9 x 5.1 cm)
Mar 12, 2024
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 48
Double Vampire 11, 2013
leather and fibre fill
512.0 x 359.0 x 22.0 cm
Mar 12, 2024Christie's
Double Vampire 11, 2013
leather and fibre fill
512.0 x 359.0 x 22.0 cm
Mar 12, 2024
Christie's
First Open: Post-War and Contemporary Art Online
Lot 59
Found Fabric Print 1 / True Love Always, Trans Los Angeles , 2005
lambda print, face-mounted to plexi
151.0 x 122.0 cm
Mar 12, 2024Christie's
Found Fabric Print 1 / True Love Always, Trans Los Angeles, 2005
lambda print, face-mounted to plexi
151.0 x 122.0 cm
Mar 12, 2024
Christie's
First Open: Post-War and Contemporary Art Online
Lot 93
VAMPIRE 25, 2011
fabric and fibre fill
219 x 93 x 14 cm (86 1/4 x 36 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Mar 8, 2024Phillips
VAMPIRE 25, 2011
fabric and fibre fill
219 x 93 x 14 cm (86 1/4 x 36 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Mar 8, 2024
Phillips • London
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 150
SP256, 2013
spray paint on canvas
254.0 x 365.8 cm
Mar 1, 2024Sotheby's
SP256, 2013
spray paint on canvas
254.0 x 365.8 cm
Mar 1, 2024
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 238
Scale, 2016
stainless steel, bronze and mixed media
190.5 x 94.6 x 100.3 cm
Nov 29, 2023Dorotheum
Scale, 2016
stainless steel, bronze and mixed media
190.5 x 94.6 x 100.3 cm
Nov 29, 2023
Dorotheum
Contemporary Art I
Lot 287
SP11, 2007
spray paint on canvas
243.8 x 213.4 cm
Nov 16, 2023Sotheby's
SP11, 2007
spray paint on canvas
243.8 x 213.4 cm
Nov 16, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 587
SP85, 2009
spray paint on canvas
254.0 x 366.0 cm
Oct 19, 2023Christie's
SP85, 2009
spray paint on canvas
254.0 x 366.0 cm
Oct 19, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22527 LOVE STORIES - from the collection of Anne & Wolfgang Titze
Lot 26
SP210, 2012
spray enamel on canvas
243.8 x 213.4 cm
Oct 14, 2023Christie's
SP210, 2012
spray enamel on canvas
243.8 x 213.4 cm
Oct 14, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21957 Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 178
SP37, 2008
spray paint on canvas
244.1 x 213.6 cm (96 1/8 x 84 1/8 in.)
Oct 12, 2023Phillips
SP37, 2008
spray paint on canvas
244.1 x 213.6 cm (96 1/8 x 84 1/8 in.)
Oct 12, 2023
Phillips • London
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 138
Death Cult Los Angeles - Cry Me a River, 2007
Lambda print, flush-mounted to Plexiglas
59 1/2 x 47 7/8 in. (151.1 x 121.6 cm)
Oct 5, 2023Phillips
Death Cult Los Angeles - Cry Me a River, 2007
Lambda print, flush-mounted to Plexiglas
59 1/2 x 47 7/8 in. (151.1 x 121.6 cm)
Oct 5, 2023
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art: Online Auction
Lot 154
EXHM (3700), 2012
printed paper collage and urethane on cardboard
243.2 x 122.6 cm
Sep 29, 2023Christie's
EXHM (3700), 2012
printed paper collage and urethane on cardboard
243.2 x 122.6 cm
Sep 29, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22052 Post-War to Present
Lot 433
Transcompositional/The Steps, 2010
nail polish and paper collage on plexiglas
182.9 x 243.8 cm
Sep 29, 2023Christie's
Transcompositional/The Steps, 2010
nail polish and paper collage on plexiglas
182.9 x 243.8 cm
Sep 29, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22052 Post-War to Present
Lot 434
Ceramic (Brass Consumer), 2006
glazed ceramic
overall 14 x 17 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (35.6 x 45.1 x 42.5 cm)
Sep 27, 2023Phillips
Ceramic (Brass Consumer), 2006
glazed ceramic
overall 14 x 17 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (35.6 x 45.1 x 42.5 cm)
Sep 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 116
Gate Mouth, 2012
ceramic
33.0 x 33.0 x 35.6 cm
Sep 22, 2023Sotheby's
Gate Mouth, 2012
ceramic
33.0 x 33.0 x 35.6 cm
Sep 22, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 560
Head Artist/Archeology 1, 2007
ceramic
25.4 x 27.9 x 40.6 cm
Jul 17, 2023Bonhams
Head Artist/Archeology 1, 2007
ceramic
25.4 x 27.9 x 40.6 cm
Jul 17, 2023
Bonhams
Post-War & Contemporary Art Online
Lot 55
ASHTRAY 353, 2015
glazed ceramic
45 x 40 x 8 cm (17 3/4 x 15 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Jul 13, 2023Phillips
ASHTRAY 353, 2015
glazed ceramic
45 x 40 x 8 cm (17 3/4 x 15 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Jul 13, 2023
Phillips • London
New Now
Lot 128
ASHTRAY 231, 2012
glazed ceramic
28.5 x 27 x 3.8 cm (11 1/4 x 10 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Jul 13, 2023Phillips
ASHTRAY 231, 2012
glazed ceramic
28.5 x 27 x 3.8 cm (11 1/4 x 10 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Jul 13, 2023
Phillips • London
New Now
Lot 127
BC (4013), 2012
fabric collage, paint, glue and bleached canvas mounted on panel, in artist's frame
65.2 x 52.1 cm (25 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)
Jul 13, 2023Phillips
BC (4013), 2012
fabric collage, paint, glue and bleached canvas mounted on panel, in artist's frame
65.2 x 52.1 cm (25 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)
Jul 13, 2023
Phillips • London
New Now
Lot 40
BC (3730), 2011
collage, acrylic, bleach, glue and fabric on canvas, mounted on board
213.4 x 213.4 cm
Jun 28, 2023Sotheby's
BC (3730), 2011
collage, acrylic, bleach, glue and fabric on canvas, mounted on board
213.4 x 213.4 cm
Jun 28, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 264
Basin Theology/The Dam, 2012
glazed ceramic
19.1 x 63.5 x 67.9 cm
May 19, 2023Sotheby's
Basin Theology/The Dam, 2012
glazed ceramic
19.1 x 63.5 x 67.9 cm
May 19, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 949
Alabaster SR10-5, 2010
acrylic on canvas, in artist's chosen frame
175.3 x 175.9 cm
May 19, 2023Sotheby's
Alabaster SR10-5, 2010
acrylic on canvas, in artist's chosen frame
175.3 x 175.9 cm
May 19, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 955
SP122, 2010
spray paint on canvas
96 x 84 in. (243.8 x 213.4 cm)
May 16, 2023Phillips
SP122, 2010
spray paint on canvas
96 x 84 in. (243.8 x 213.4 cm)
May 16, 2023
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session
Lot 364
BC (3450), 2011
acrylic and fabric collage on bleached canvas mounted on panel
122.3 x 183.2 cm
May 12, 2023Christie's
BC (3450), 2011
acrylic and fabric collage on bleached canvas mounted on panel
122.3 x 183.2 cm
May 12, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22044 Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 262
Mortar & Pestle, 2007
glazed ceramic and bronze, in 2 parts
mortar 7 x 12 1/2 x 5 in. (17.8 x 31.8 x 12.7 cm) pestle 7 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (18.4 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm) overall 10 x 12 1/2 x 5 in. (25.4 x 31.8 x 12.7 cm)
Mar 28, 2023Phillips
Mortar & Pestle, 2007
glazed ceramic and bronze, in 2 parts
mortar 7 x 12 1/2 x 5 in. (17.8 x 31.8 x 12.7 cm) pestle 7 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (18.4 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm) overall 10 x 12 1/2 x 5 in. (25.4 x 31.8 x 12.7 cm)
Mar 28, 2023
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art: Online Auction
Lot 25
Vampire, 2012
bronze and paint
231.1 x 94.9 x 81.3 cm
Mar 21, 2023Sotheby's
Vampire, 2012
bronze and paint
231.1 x 94.9 x 81.3 cm
Mar 21, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 26
SEMAPHORE FACIAL, 2016
acrylic, elastic and treated fabric on canvas
213.4 x 213.4 cm
Mar 10, 2023Christie's
SEMAPHORE FACIAL, 2016
acrylic, elastic and treated fabric on canvas
213.4 x 213.4 cm
Mar 10, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21759 Post-War to Present
Lot 218
ASHTRAY 31, 2010
ceramic
2 x 15 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (5.1 x 39.4 x 16.5 cm)
Mar 8, 2023Phillips
ASHTRAY 31, 2010
ceramic
2 x 15 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (5.1 x 39.4 x 16.5 cm)
Mar 8, 2023
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 198
Head Trekker Quilt Study, 2011
collage and spray paint on paper, in artist's frame
195 x 153.5 cm (76 3/4 x 60 3/8 in.)
Mar 3, 2023Phillips
Head Trekker Quilt Study, 2011
collage and spray paint on paper, in artist's frame
195 x 153.5 cm (76 3/4 x 60 3/8 in.)
Mar 3, 2023
Phillips • London
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 222
An American silver cigarette case, 20th century
rectangular form, the front engraved with a golfer in full swing and his caddy standing behind, the engraving heightened in red, black and green enamels, engine-turned interior gilt with integral sprung holding clip, reverse initialled 'g.d.d.', length 12cm, weight 4.2oz.
12 cm
Feb 8, 2023Bonhams
An American silver cigarette case, 20th century
rectangular form, the front engraved with a golfer in full swing and his caddy standing behind, the engraving heightened in red, black and green enamels, engine-turned interior gilt with integral sprung holding clip, reverse initialled 'g.d.d.', length 12cm, weight 4.2oz.
12 cm
Feb 8, 2023
Bonhams • London, Knightsbridge
The Connoisseur's Library Sale
Lot 612
A silver combination cocktail shaker and pitcher
32 x 15 cm
Feb 8, 2023Bonhams
A silver combination cocktail shaker and pitcher
32 x 15 cm
Feb 8, 2023
Bonhams • London, Knightsbridge
The Connoisseur's Library Sale
Lot 556
Flower (8010), 2022
glazed ceramic
71.1 x 43.2 x 5.7 cm
Jan 30, 2023Sotheby's
Flower (8010), 2022
glazed ceramic
71.1 x 43.2 x 5.7 cm
Jan 30, 2023
Sotheby's
Opéra de Paris : Auction for Action, Bid for Creation!
Lot 29
A silver concha belt, possibly by Woody Crumbo, 1912-1989
2in x 2 3/8in 3in x 2 1/8in length 39in
Dec 8, 2022Bonhams
A silver concha belt, possibly by Woody Crumbo, 1912-1989
2in x 2 3/8in 3in x 2 1/8in length 39in
Dec 8, 2022
Bonhams • Los Angeles
Native American Art
Lot 14
DRFTRS (5035), 2014
paper collage and acrylic on paper, in artist's frame
34.6 x 29.8 cm (13 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.)
Dec 8, 2022Phillips
DRFTRS (5035), 2014
paper collage and acrylic on paper, in artist's frame
34.6 x 29.8 cm (13 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.)
Dec 8, 2022
Phillips • London
New Now
Lot 133
STOVE 3, 2012
bronze
72 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 17 in. (184.8 x 36.2 x 43.2 cm)
Nov 16, 2022Phillips
STOVE 3, 2012
bronze
72 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 17 in. (184.8 x 36.2 x 43.2 cm)
Nov 16, 2022
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session
Lot 453
Ashtray 62, 2010
glazed ceramic
3.8 x 16.4 x 10 cm
Nov 10, 2022Christie's
Ashtray 62, 2010
glazed ceramic
3.8 x 16.4 x 10 cm
Nov 10, 2022
Christie's
Le Jeune, A Collecting Legacy: The London No Reserve Edit
Lot 80
Vivisection Pink, 2007
collage, paint, glitter and glue on paper
47.6 x 63.5 cm (18 3/4 x 25 in.)
Nov 1, 2022Phillips
Vivisection Pink, 2007
collage, paint, glitter and glue on paper
47.6 x 63.5 cm (18 3/4 x 25 in.)
Nov 1, 2022
Phillips • London
Wired: Online Auction
Lot 84
BC (3446), 2011
acrylic and fabric collage on bleached canvas on panel
228.6 x 142.2 x 5.1 cm
Oct 14, 2022Christie's
BC (3446), 2011
acrylic and fabric collage on bleached canvas on panel
228.6 x 142.2 x 5.1 cm
Oct 14, 2022
Christie's
Live Auction 20667 Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 250
Eluding Helios (7105), 2019
acrylic, oil, cardboard and treated fabric on canvas
244 x 320.5 cm
Oct 6, 2022Sotheby's
Eluding Helios (7105), 2019
acrylic, oil, cardboard and treated fabric on canvas
244 x 320.5 cm
Oct 6, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 525
BC (3791), 2012
fabric, paint, glue and bleached canvas on panel
320 x 243.8 cm
Sep 30, 2022Sotheby's
BC (3791), 2012
fabric, paint, glue and bleached canvas on panel
320 x 243.8 cm
Sep 30, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 287
MS43-3035, 2010
steel
85 x 128.5 x 64.5 cm
Jul 1, 2022Christie's
MS43-3035, 2010
steel
85 x 128.5 x 64.5 cm
Jul 1, 2022
Christie's
Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale, London
Lot 683
Monument Stalagmite/Icolagnia, 2008
PVC pipe, foam, urethane, wood, spray paint, and laminate
482.6 x 182.9 x 121.9 cm (190 x 72 x 47 7/8 in.)
Jun 29, 2022Phillips
Monument Stalagmite/Icolagnia, 2008
PVC pipe, foam, urethane, wood, spray paint, and laminate
482.6 x 182.9 x 121.9 cm (190 x 72 x 47 7/8 in.)
Jun 29, 2022
Phillips • London
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 172
A novelty duck claret jug, stamped 'Sterling', probably American late 19th century, late 19th century
modelled as a duck, the glass body with feather effect etching, the silver spout opening when the crest is pressed down, and pouring from the bill.
29.2 cm
Apr 20, 2022Sotheby's
A novelty duck claret jug, stamped 'Sterling', probably American late 19th century, late 19th century
modelled as a duck, the glass body with feather effect etching, the silver spout opening when the crest is pressed down, and pouring from the bill.
29.2 cm
Apr 20, 2022
Sotheby's • London
Easter Feast
Lot 86
SP 180, 2011
spray paint on canvas
145 by 213 in. 368 by 541 cm.
Mar 11, 2022Sotheby's
SP 180, 2011
spray paint on canvas
145 by 213 in. 368 by 541 cm.
Mar 11, 2022
Sotheby's • New York
Contemporary Curated
Lot 53
Candles (Exercise in Obsessive), 2005
ink, oilstick, graphite, printed paper and paper collage on paper
55 x 52 in. (139.7 x 132.1 cm)
Mar 9, 2022Phillips
Candles (Exercise in Obsessive), 2005
ink, oilstick, graphite, printed paper and paper collage on paper
55 x 52 in. (139.7 x 132.1 cm)
Mar 9, 2022
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 109
SOFT VORTEX DIPTYCH 1, 2010
fabric and fiberfill
152.4 x 152.4 cm
Mar 4, 2022Sotheby's
SOFT VORTEX DIPTYCH 1, 2010
fabric and fiberfill
152.4 x 152.4 cm
Mar 4, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 47
Vampire, 2012
painted bronze
231.1 x 94.9 x 82 cm
Mar 3, 2022Sotheby's
Vampire, 2012
painted bronze
231.1 x 94.9 x 82 cm
Mar 3, 2022
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 484
Vampire 118, 2013
leather and fibre fill
211.5 x 90 x 15 cm
Mar 2, 2022Christie's
Vampire 118, 2013
leather and fibre fill
211.5 x 90 x 15 cm
Mar 2, 2022
Christie's
Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 302