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Sterling Ruby

SP68, 2009

Spray paint on canvas
96 × 84 in
243.8 × 213.4 cm
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"I continuously saw spray paint being used to mark territory by gangs in the …

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From the Catalogue
"I continuously saw spray paint being used to mark territory by gangs in the streets of Los Angeles… drug warfare played out in aesthetics, a power struggle of tagging that almost always became atmospheric and abstract due to the intense back and forth of rival gang members. The desire to make …

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Signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 09 on the reverse
Sterling Ruby
American, b. 1972
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Sterling Ruby, a multidisciplinary artist who makes urethane and bronze sculptures, hallucinatory …

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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 …

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About the work
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Sotheby's

From the Catalogue
"I continuously saw spray paint being used to mark territory by gangs in the …

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From the Catalogue
"I continuously saw spray paint being used to mark territory by gangs in the streets of Los Angeles… drug warfare played out in aesthetics, a power struggle of tagging that almost always became atmospheric and abstract due to the intense back and forth of rival gang members. The desire to make …

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Signature
Signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 09 on the reverse
Sterling Ruby
American, b. 1972
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Sterling Ruby, a multidisciplinary artist who makes urethane and bronze sculptures, hallucinatory …

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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 …

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Sterling Ruby

SP68, 2009

Spray paint on canvas
96 × 84 in
243.8 × 213.4 cm
Bidding closed
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