April 23, 2015 - Comments Off on Sterling Ruby Studio Archive Tour

Sterling Ruby Studio Archive Tour

Installation view of The Los Angeles Project at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, 2014. Photo by Yang Chao Photo Studio. Courtesy Ullens Center for Contemporary Art.

Installation view of The Los Angeles Project at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, 2014. Photo by Yang Chao Photo Studio. Courtesy Ullens Center for Contemporary Art.

Please join the ARLIS-SC Chapter and the LAAC on Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 3:30 PM for an exclusive tour of Sterling Ruby Studio located in Vernon, CA.

Please RSVP to: http://goo.gl/forms/TOSTLyh0zE
Address and parking details will be sent via email prior to the tour.
Tour is limited to 25 people.

Born in 1972, Sterling Ruby is an American artist based in Los Angeles. He has come to be known internationally for his work in a large variety of media including sculpture, ceramics, video, collage, photography, and painting. His work is often presented in large and densely packed installations. In opposition to the minimalist artistic tradition, and influenced by the ubiquity of urban graffiti, the artist’s works often appear scratched, defaced, camouflaged, dirty, or splattered. Ruby’s work examines the limits of individual expression against social constraint.

Ruby’s work is collected by numerous international collections, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Tate Modern, London.

The Sterling Ruby Studio Archive documents the activities of the studio and span the artist’s career from his early works to the present. The collection is primarily visual, comprised of born-digital images documenting completed artworks, production processes, exhibition images, research and development materials, and travel. Also included in the archive are audiovisual materials, professional correspondence, publications, exhibition files and related ephemera.

Published by: Los Angeles Archivist Collective in Events, Tours

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