Sterling Ruby, ‘Jaw Artist/RWB’, 2009, Phillips

Initialed and dated 'SR 09' on the underside.

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The Pace Gallery, New York
Private Collection (2010)
Phillips, New York, Contemporary Art Day Sale, 12 November 2013, lot 270
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

About Sterling Ruby

Sterling Ruby, a multidisciplinary artist who makes urethane and bronze sculptures, hallucinatory color-field canvases, and handmade ceramics, addresses the conflict between individual desire and social structure, and the influence of institutional architecture, both literal and figurative, on human behavior and psychology. In 2011 Ruby presented “Vampire,” an exhibition that explored the vampire as an archetypal seductive predator, standing in for the uncontrollable and insatiable drives that inform the darker aspects of human behavior, particularly that of Americans.

American, b. 1972, Bitburg, German, based in Los Angeles, California