January 1972, Bitburg, Germany
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Master of Fine Arts 2003-2005 (pending)

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts 2000-2002

Pennsylvania School of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA

selected solo exhibitions
EXHM, Hauser & Wirth London, England
Sterling Ruby, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
SOFT WORK, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)

SOFT WORK, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
SOFT WORK, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
SOFT WORK, Centre D’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

VAMPIRE, The Pace Gallery, Beijing, China
Sterling Ruby & Lucio Fontana, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
PAINTINGS, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)

Metal Works, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
ASHTRAYS, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
New Works, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2TRAPS, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY

Sterling Ruby & Robert Mapplethorpe, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
The Masturbators, Foxy Production, New York, NY

Spectrum Ripper, Spruth/Magers, London, United Kingdom
Grid Ripper, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy
Zen Ripper, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy
SUPERMAX 2008, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (cat.)
Kiln Works, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York, NY
Chron, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (cat.)

Paintings & Benches, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
Slasher Posters & Pillow Works, Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece
Superoverpass, Foxy Production, New York, NY
Killing the Recondite, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Interior Designer, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
Recombines, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy
SUPERMAX 2006, Galerie Christian Nagel, Koln, Germany

SUPERMAX 2005, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
This Range, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
Adjoining The Voids: Sterling Ruby & Kirsten Stoltmann, Sister, Los Angeles, CA
New Work, Foxy Production, New York, NY

Interior Burnout, 1R Gallery, Chicago, IL
Disintegrating Identities Morph into One Solid Rainbow, Foxy Production, New York, NY

selected group exhibitions & screenings
The Gesture and the Sign, White Cube, Sao Paulo, Brazil
An Endless Theatre: the convergence of contemporary art and anthropology in observational cinema, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Fired Earth-Rediscovering ceramics as an artistic material, Herbert Gerisch Foundation,Neumunster, Germany
Beg, Borrow and Steal, organized by the Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Black Cake, Team Gallery, New York, NY

California, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Crossing Mirrors, Rosenblum Collection & Friends, Paris, France
Spheres 2012, Depart Foundation, Galleria Continua, Lemoulin, France
Americas, Modern Collections, London, UK
Cellblock, curated by Robert Hobbs, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
AN-AMERICANA, organized by the Depart Foundation at the American Academy, Rome, Italy
Soida tasa ule silla (go softly over the bridge), Tartu, Estonia
Spring Fever, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
The Mash Up: Collage from the 1930’s to present, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Pothole, curated by Huma Bhabha, Salon 94, New York, NY
Prima Materia, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (cat.)
Material, curated by Duro Olowu, Salon 94, New York, NY
P.P.P.-Public Private Paintings, Mu.ZEE, Oostende, Belgium
Paintings from the Rubell Family Collection, Fundacion Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain (cat.)
Phantom Limb: Approaches to Painting Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL (cat.)
Structure & Absence, White Cube, London, UK (cat.)
Eslov Wide Shut: 100 year Anniversary of Eslov, Blomsterberg’s Warehouse, Eslov, Sweden (cat.)
New Works in Ceramics, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Soft Machines, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
George Herms: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (cat.)
Silence and Time, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
At Capacity: Large Scale Works from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Paul Clay, Salon 94, New York NY
After Hours: Murals on the Bowery, Art Production Fund & The New Museum, New York, NY
Greater L.A., New York, NY
Dystopia, CAPC Musee D’Art Contemporain De Bourdeaux, Bourdeaux, France (cat.)
Artprojx Cinema, SVA Theatre, New York, NY
Lustwarande 2011-Raw, Park De Oude Warande, Museum De Pont, Tilburg, Netherlands (cat.)
New York Minute, curated by Kathy Grayson, The Garage: Center for Contemporary
Culture, Moscow, Russia
California Dreamin’-Myths Legends of Los Angeles, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France
Highways Connect and Divide, Foxy Production, New York, NY
13th San Francisco Indie Fest: Offensive! Roxie Cinema, San Francisco, CA

Aftermath, Taka Ishii Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
It’s All American, New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art, Wickatunk, NJ
The Transformation Show, Gallery 400, Chicago IL
Painting Extravaganza, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy
Misericordia, Prism Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
50 Years at Pace, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
Psychotrope, Institute of Visual Arts (Inova), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
The Pencil Show, Foxy Production, New York, NY
Endless Bummer/Surf Elsewhere, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Rive Gauche/Rive Droite, Marc Jancou Contemporary, Paris, France (cat.)
Spray! D’Amelio Terres, New York, NY
Permanent Mimesis: An Exhibition on Realism and Simulation, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e
Contemporanea, Torino, Italy (cat.)
Arte 10, Rossio Square, Lisbon, Portugal
Carol Bove, Sterling Ruby, Dana Schutz, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Other than Beauty, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York, NY
28th Torino Film Festival: Waves, Museo Nazionale Del Cinema, Torino, Italy
Rethinking Location, Spruth/Magers, Berlin, Germany
New Art for a New Century: Recent Acquisitions 2000-2009, Orange County
Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Melanie Schiff and Sterling Ruby, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960’s, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio,Texas (cat.)
Permanent Trouble: Art from the Collection Kopp Munich, East German Art Forum Gallery, Regensburg, Germany (cat.)
The Quiet Edition, White Slab Palace, New York, NY
This that & then some, Independent, New York, NY
Long Live the Amorphous Law: Videos by Sterling Ruby 2002-2009, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Supernature: An Exercise in Loads, AMP, Athens, Greece
Suitable Video: Works form the Suitable Exhibitions Archive, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

In Bed Together, Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA
California Maximalism, Nyehaus, New York, NY
Beg, Borrow, and Steal, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL (cat.)
Why Painting Now?, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
Cave Painting, curated by Bob Nickas, New York, NY
New Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Breaking New Ground Underground, Stonescape, Calistoga, CA
New York Minute, curated by Kathy Grayson, produced by the Depart Foundation, Macro Future Museum,
Rome, Italy travelling to The Garage: Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia in 2011. (cat.)
Works on View, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
Your Gold Teeth II, curated by Todd Levin, Marianne Boesky, New York, NY
Second Nature, The Valentine-Adelson Collection at the Hammer Museum, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom (cat.)
Five, Baibakov Art Projects, Red October Chocolate Factory, Moscow, Russia
Nothingness and Being, Seventh Interpretation of La Coleccion Jumex, curated by Shamim Momin, Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Modern Mondays: An Evening with Sterling Ruby, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Beaufort 03, Art by the Sea, Ostend, Belgium

The Station, curated by Shamim Momin, The Station, Miami, FL
Endless Summer, curated by Alex Israel, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
Base: Object, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Dirt on Delight, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (cat.)
Begin Again Right Back Here, curated by B.Wurtz, White Columns, New York, NY
If You Destroy the Image You Destroy the Thing Itself, Curated by Solveig Ovstebo & Steinar Sekkingstad, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway (cat.)
Substraction, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Skat Players, Vilma Gold, London, United Kingdom
Stray Alchemists, Ullens Center of Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (cat.)
Acquisitions 2, The Rachofsky House, Dallas, TX

Uneasy Angel/Imagine Los Angeles, curated by Johannes Fricke Waldthausen, Spruth/Magers, Munich, Germany
Fearful Objects, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL
POST ROSE, curated by Sterling Ruby, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
Raise High The Roof Beam, Rainbo Club, Chicago, IL
Circumventing the City, D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY
Dark Mirror, Netherlands Media Art Institute/Montevideo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Stuff: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI
Seattle Art Museum at 75, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
I Want to Believe, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
The Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Mixed Signals, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
Material Photographs, organized by Anthony Pearson, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL

Red Eye: L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL (cat.)
Only The Paranoid Survive, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (cat.)
Into Black, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Behind the Pedestal, Jonathan Viner, London, United Kingdom
Back From the End of the Earth, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany
LA Trash and Treasure, Miliken Galerie, Stockholm, Sweden

Having New Eyes, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
T1-Turin Triennial: The Pantagruel Syndrome, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino, Italy (cat.)
All the Pretty Corpses, The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Voiceovers, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Sugartown, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York and Participant Inc, New York, NY
5 X U, Team Gallery, New York, NY
Exploding Plastic Inevitable, curated by Scenic, Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY
Excessive Projections / Projections of Excess, Open Screen CAA: New Media Caucus, Atlanta, GA
Resonance, Netherlands Media Art Institute/Montevideo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
GEO, Foxy Production, New York, NY

Face-Off, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
Dark Side of the Sun, Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
21st Kasseler Documentary Film and Video Festival, Filmladen Kassel, Kassel, Germany
Mystery Blaze in Holiday Cottage, Monya Rowe, New York, NY
Imitations of Life, De Balie Cinema, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Chicago Experimental, Les Musees de Strasbourg-Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
Tapestry from an Asteroid, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Depression: What Is It Good For? Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
Signal and Noise Festival 2004, Video In Studios, Vancouver B.C., Canada
Material Eyes (collaborations with Kirsten Stoltmann), Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

America Annihilates Consciousness, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands
See How The Land Lies, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
When Darkness Falls (part 2), Midway, Saint Paul, MN
When Darkness Falls, Gallery 400, UIC College of Architecture & Arts, Chicago, IL
Blinky 2, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom
Behind the Pedestal, Bower Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Hysterical Pastoral, The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
Fiction In Video, WORM, Nighttown Theater, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Video Mundi, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Chicago's Own: New Work by Jennifer Reeder and Sterling Ruby, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL

Sans, Jerome. “Schizophrenic Monuments.” L’Officiel Art, Issue No 5 March-April 2013.
Gavin, Francesca. “Sterling Ruby The Physical Philosopher on why Artists can’t Remain Criminals Forever. Dazed & Confused, April 2013: 184-185.
Turnbull, Joe. Exhibition Review: Sterling Ruby-EXHM at Hauser & Wirth., March 22, 2013.
Swanson, Carl. “Iwan the Indefatigable: The New Hauser & Wirth Makes Room for an Entire
Army of Loyal Artists. New York Magazine, February 11, 2013: 62-65.
Kazanjian, Dodie. “House of Wirth.” Vogue Magazine, January 2013: 108-111.

Pollinger, Clemens., December 13, 2012.
Bons, Magnus. “Sterling Ruby at Bonnier Konsthall.” Konsten: The Art Online Magazine for
Contemporary Art,, December 18, 2012.
Ivanov, Alida. “Cali Love with Sterling Ruby at Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm.”, December 18, 2012.
Adam, Georgina. “The Art Market: Space Hoppers.” The Financial Times, December 14, 2012.
Crow, Kelley. “Searching for the Next Art-World Star.” The Wall Street Journal, November 19, 2012.
Painting Factory: Abstraction After Warhol. (exhibition catalog) MOCA, Los Angeles and Skira Rizzoli, New York, 2012:188-199.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Art Basel: ART UNLIMITED 2012.”, June 19, 2012.
Jetzer, Gianni. “From Snake-Wrangling to Toxic Water Lilies: Gianni Jetzer on curating Art Basel’s Super-Sized Art Unlimited Projects.”, June 11, 2012.
Argyroglo, Martin. “A Hard Look at “Soft Work” Sterling Ruby’s Cushy and
Satirical Solo Exhibition in France.”, June 3, 2012.
“50 Next Most Collectible Artists.” Art + Auction, June 2012.
Siti, Walter. “Body Builders.” Nero Magazine, No. 29 Spring/Summer 2012.
Kantor, Jordan. “The Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol.”, May 17, 2012.
Miles, Christopher. “Review: Warhol odd man out in MOCA’s The Painting Factory.”, May 3, 2012.
McGrarry, Kevin. “Out There: Factory Fresh.” The New York Times Style
Magazine, May 3, 2012.
Asfour, Nana. “The New Abstractionists: Following in Andy Warhol’s Footsteps at L.A.’s MOCA.”Vogue, April 2012.
“Mike Kelley (1954-2012): Ten Tributes.” Frieze, Issue 146, April 2012.
Tschida, Anne. “In Miami, Rubell Family points the way to contemporary art collecting.”
The Miami Herald, March 18, 2012.
Ollman, Leah. “Peering Into ‘Clay’s Tectonic Shift’.” Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2012.
Rawsthorn, Alice. “What Makes Raf Run?” W Magazine, March 2012: 300.
Braithwaite, Hunter. “Event Horizon: Sterling Ruby at the Rubell Family Collection.”, January 3, 2012.

Raw Stardust: Excursions in Contemporary Sculpture II. Drissen, Chris and van Mierto, Heidi. Fundament Foundation, 2011: 88-89.
Structure & Absence. (exhibition catalog) White Cube, Bermondsey, 2011: 15.
Russeth, Andrew. “Groupthink in Miami: Visiting the de la Cruz Collection.” December 9, 2011.
Liu, Penny. “A Vampire or a Catcher in Psychology.” Harper’s Bazaar, November 2011.
Spalding, David. “Sterling Ruby’s Vampire.” Art Agenda, November 8, 2011.
Whittaker, Iona. “The Inchoate Muse: Sterling Ruby.”, November 30, 2011.
American Exuberance. (exhibition catalog) The Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, Florida, 2011: 164-177.
Katz, Marisa Mazria. “Being Scene-Los Angeles.” Monocle, Issue 48. Volume 05, November 2011: 107-112.
Richard, Frances. “Review: Sterling Ruby and Lucio Fontana.” Artforum, November 2011: 268-269.
O’Dea, Madeline. “Artist Sterling Ruby on Why Beijing is the New L.A.”, November 2, 2011.
Griffin, Jonathan. “George Herms: Xenophilia.” Frieze, October 2011: 254.
Zhao, Sasha. “Sterling Ruby: Truncated Malleability.” Leap: The International Art Magazine of Contemporary China, October 2011:70-73.
Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting. Schwabsky, Barry. Text by Jan Tumlir. London: Phaidon Press, 2011: 260-261.
Bodin, Claudia. “L.A. Cool: Sterling Ruby.” Art Das Kunstmagazin, October 2011: 33.
Ruby, Sterling. “Highlights: Ron Nagle, Custom Clay.” Kaleidoscope Issue 12, October 2011:44-49.
Eslov Wide Shut: 100 year Anniversary of Eslov. (exhibition catalog) Eslov, Sweden and Mallorca Landings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain 2011: 110-113.
“21 Questions for Sterling Ruby.”, October 11, 2011.
Corbett, Rachel. “The Principles of Eternity.”, September 23, 2011.
Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review: Sterling Ruby and Lucio Fontana.” The New York Times, September 22, 2011.
Vargas, Whitney. “The show of the Season.” The Wall Street Journal, August 25, 2011.
Von Shlegell, Mark. New Dystopia. Sternberg Press, Berlin in collaboration with CAPC Musee d’art Contemporain de Bourdeaux, France, 2011.
Sterling Ruby Desktop Vol.1. The Pace Gallery, Beijing, China, 2011.
Baker, Allese Thomson. “Soft Machines: Critic’s Picks.”, August 9, 2011.
Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review: Soft Machines.” The New York Times, July 28, 2011.
Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Paul Clay.” The New York Times, June 30, 2011.
Burns, Charlotte. “The market can launch careers, but museums still matter.”, June 17, 2011.
Jeffreys, Tom. “The Shape of Things to Come at the Saatchi Gallery.”, May 27, 2011.
Sterling Ruby Paintings. (exhibition catalog) Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 2011.
Honigman, Ana Finel. “Homecoming: A Conversation with Sterling Ruby.”, April 27, 2011.
Smith, Roberta. “A bit of Hollywood, Minus the Tinsel.” New York Times, May 31, 2011.
Honigman, Ana Finel. “L is for look and learn: Sterling Ruby.” i-D Magazine, Summer 2011: 252- 253.
Flood, Richard. MapplethorpeX7. teNues Publishing Group, Kempen, Germany, 2011: 126-151.
Honigman, Ana Finel. “Critic’s Pick: Sterling Ruby.”, May 2011.
Dunlop, Beth. “A new exhibition underscores the biggest need of North Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art-more space.” The Miami Herald, May 1, 2011.
Walsh, Brienne. “The Survivalist: Q+A With Sterling Ruby.” Art In America, March 2011.
Abrams, Janet. “The Performative Gesture.” Ceramic Review, March/April 2011: 52-57.
Adam, Georgina. “The Hard Sell.” The Financial Times, February 25, 2011: 5.
“Works in Progress.” V Magazine, Spring 2011: 105.
Austin, Tom. “Smart art from the de la Cruz Collection.” The Miami Herald, January 9, 2011.

Yeoh, Peter. “Artistic Transgressor.” Glass Magazine, Winter 2010: 179.
Adam, Georgina. Burns, Charlotte. Gerlis, Melanie. Katz, Marissa Mazria. “Art Market Report:
Who Needs Celebrities? It’s the Serious Collectors that Count.” The Art Newspaper, December, 2010.
Bollen, Christopher. “L.A. Artworld: Sterling Ruby.” Interview Magazine, December 2010: 114.
Maschietti, Giacomo Nicolella. “Painting Extranvaganza.” Flash Art, December 2010.
Pulimood, Steven. “2TRAPS SUPERMAX.” 032c, Issue #20, Winter: 116-131.
Conner, Jill. “Sterling Ruby.” ArtUS 29, 2010: 93.
Griffin, Jonathan. “Fluid Nature.” Mousse Magazine, Issue # 25, September-October 2010.
Kawashima, Takuhito. Takase, Yasuyuki. “Sterling Ruby.” Huge, No.074 November 2010: 9.
Misericordia. (exhibition catalogue) Prism, Los Angeles, CA. 2010.
Sterling Ruby: Ashtrays. (exhibition catalogue) Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, Brussels, Belgium,2010. (monograph)
Sterling Ruby: Ceramics 2007-2010.Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2010. (monograph)
Rive Droite/ Rive Gauche (exhibition catalog). Zurich:JRP/Ringier, Paris: Marc Jancou Contemporary, 2010.
Braat, Manon. “Portfolio: Sterling Ruby.” K:, 2010.
Kunitz, Daniel. “Carol Bove/Sterling Ruby/Dana Schutz.” Modern Painters, August 5, 2010.
Kerr, Merrily. “Carol Bove, Sterling Ruby, Dana Schutz.” Time Out New York, Issue 775, 2010.
Cashdan, Marina. “The Promised Land? Will Portugal Arte 10 Become a Fixture on the Art World Calendar?”, August 3, 2010.
Sterling Ruby/Robert Mapplethorpe. (exhibition catalogue) Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, 2010. (monograph)
Smith, Roberta. “Spray!: Polly Apfelbaum/Nicole Cherubini Studiowork.” Art in Review: The New York Times. July 16, 2010.
Permanent Mimesis: An Exhibition about Simulation and Realism. (exhibition catalog). Italy: Electa Mondadori, 2010.
Olivares, Jonathan. “Sterling Ruby.” Interni Magazine, Numero 600, April 2010.
Permanent Trouble: Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp Munchen (exhibition catalog). Germany: Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft, 2010.
Young, Paul. “The Masculine Mystique.” Angelino Magazine, April 2010: 56.
Kelley, Matt. “Art and Incarceration: Sterling Ruby’s Stark Cages.”, March 25, 2010.
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s (exhibition catalog). Text by David S. Rubin. Texas: San Antonio Museum of Art, 2010.
Ribas, Joao. “Sterling Ruby: Sincerely Hostile.” Flash Art Magazine, Vol. XLIII, March ? April 2010: 80-84.
The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture. Rizzoli Int. Publication Inc. NY: 320-343, 2010. (cat.)
Glisson, James, “Sterling Ruby: Critic’s Picks.”, February 25, 2010.
Smith, Roberta. “Swagger and Sideburns: Bad Boys in Galleries.” The New York Times, February 12, 2010.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Best in Show: Sterling Ruby’s Caged Heat.” New York Times Style Magazine, February 10, 2010.
Birnbaum, Brent. “Sterling Ruby at Pace? Sterling Ruby at Pace!”, 2010.
Walsh, Brienne. “Sterling Ruby’s Evening Trap.” Art in America, February, 2010.
Finch, Charlie. “Cagey.”, February 10, 2010

Smith, Roberta. “New York Times Round Up: Make Room for Video, Performance and Paint.” The
New York Times, December 31, 2009.
Dirt on Delight: Impulses that Form Clay (exhibition catalog). Text by Ingrid Schaffer and Janelle Porter. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2009: 38?39.
Beg, Borrow, Steal (exhibition catalog). Miami: The Rubell Family Collection, 2009: 206?207.
Bancroft, Shelly, Peter Nesbett, Rebecca Sears, eds. Diaries of a Young Artist. New York: Darte Publishing, 2009: 45?47.
NEW YORK MINUTE: Sixty Artists on the New York Scene. (exhibition catalog). Rome: MACRO FUTURE, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, 2009.
Saltz, Jerry. “Unearthed Classics and Reinvented Forms: The Best Art of 2009.” New York Magazine, 2009.
Onderwater, Alexandra. “Raf Simons by Sterling Ruby & Roger Hiorns.” Frame Magazine.
K.W. “Seeing Stars.” W Magazine: The Art Issue. November 2009.
Russeth, Andrew. “Sterling Ruby in New York.” November 6, 2009.
Rabottini, Alessandro. “Ruin Value.” Kaleidoscope, 2009: 50?55.
Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting. Nickas, Bob. Phaidon, 2009: 220-223
Saltz, Jerry. “A New Kind of Boom.” New York Magazine, October 4, 2009.
Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation. Text by Anne Ellegood. London: Phaidon, 2009: 256?259.
Sterling Ruby. (exhibition catalog). Texts by Jorg Heiser, Robert Hobbs, Alessandro Rabottini et al. Zurich:JRP/Ringier, 2009. Published with GAMeC in collaboration with Emi Fontana Gallery, Milan and West of Rome, Los Angeles, 2009: 178 (monograph)
Robinson, Walter. “Weekend Update, Filmmaker Sterling Ruby.” Aesthetica,, 2009.
Myers, Julian. “Who is Sterling Ruby?” Frieze: Issue 22, April 2009.
Kazakina, Katya. “MoMA Fast-Tracks Six Young Artists for New Photography Show.” Bloomberg Press. March 25, 2009.
Smith, Roberta. “Crucible of Creativity, Stoking Earth Into Art.” The New York Times, March 20, 2009.
Mulleavy, Laura and Kate. “Inside Out.” V Magazine, Issue 58, Spring 2009: 86.
Reeve, Anne. “Review: Sterling Ruby Spruth Magers, London.” Art In America, 2009.

Sterling Ruby: Chron. Drawing Papers 76 (exhibition catalog). New York: The Drawing Center, 2008. (monograph)
Campagnola, Sonia. “Sterling Ruby: MOCA Los Angeles.” Flash Art, October 2008 : 135.
Auerbach, Tauba. “Top Ten: Sterling Ruby “SUPERMAX 2008 MoCA, Los Angeles”, Artforum,October 2008: 205.
If You Destroy the Image You Destroy the Thing Itself. (exhibition catalog). Bergen Kunsthall, Norway: 31-49 (cat)
Fowle, Kate (ed.) Stray Alchemists. (exhibition catalog). Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2008: 93-108. (cat.)
Farronato, Milovan. “Spray-painted Vandalism.” Mousse, Issue #15, October/November, 2008: 15-17.
Miles, Christopher. “Baroque Then and Now.” LA Weekly. September 4, 2008.
Taft, Catherine. “In Focus: Sterling Ruby.” The Journal, Entry 23, 2008: 172-183.
Schad, Ed. “Sterling Ruby: Supermax 2008.” Art Review, September, 2008: 145.
Sterling Ruby: SUPERMAX 2008. (exhibition catalog). Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2008 (monograph).
McMehen, Emily. “Interview with Sterling Ruby: Artworker of the Week #71.” Kultureflash 263, Nov. 13, 2008.
Trezzi, Nicola. “Sterling Ruby.” Flash Art, May-June 2008: 153.
Smith, Roberta. “Substraction.” The New York Times, April 25, 2008.
Smith, Roberta. “Sterling Ruby / CHRON & Kiln Works.” The New York Times, March 21, 2008.
Eaker, Adam. “One to Watch.” ArtKrush, March 19, 2008.

Smith, Roberta. “It’s Just Clay, but How About a Little Respect.” The New York Times, September 7, 2007.
Smith, Roberta. “In These Shows, the Material is the Message.” The New York Times, August 10, 2007.
Red Eye L.A. Artists form the Rubell Family Collection. (exhibition catalog). Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2007: 72.
Tumlir, Jan. “Sci-Fi Historicism: Part 2 Desertshore.” Flash Art, May-June 2007: 118-121.
Banai, Nuit. “Sterling Ruby.” Time Out New York, 24-30 May 2007: 89.
Foumberg, Jason. “Eye Eyam: External Pleasure.” New City Chicago, December 27, 2007.
McClemont, Doug. “Doug McClemont on Sterling Ruby at Metro Pictures and Foxy Production,
New York.” Saatchi Gallery Daily Magazine, June 9, 2007.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Black Reign.” The Village Voice, May 9, 2007: 53.
Orden, Abraham. “The Minute.”, May 7, 2007.

Holte, Michael Ned. “Sterling Ruby.” Artforum, December, 2006: 315 ? 316.
Myers, Holly. “Shape Shifter.” Art Review, Issue 6, December 2006: 52-56.
Duncan, Michael. “Opening Salvos in L.A.” Art in America, December 2006: 76-83.
Taft, Catherine. “Introducing.” Modern Painters, December 2006: 75-77.
Taft, Catherine. “Sterling Ruby.” Modern Painters, November 2006: 104-105.
Hawkins, Richard. “Sterling Ruby: Long Live the Amorphous Law.” Flash Art, October 2006.
Gray, Emma. “LA Confidential.”, October 12, 2006.
Knight, Christopher. “The Faces of This Place.” The Los Angeles Times, October 7, 2006.
Brooks, Amra. “Must See Art: Sterling Ruby Interior Designer at Marc Foxx." LA Weekly, September 20, 2006
Snellman, Natascha Sofia. I Heart Darkness. Los Angeles: 2nd Cannons Publication, 2006.
Meyers, Holly. "Freeways Connect and Divide." Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2006.
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special projects
Spruth Magers, Berlin

STERLING RUBY for the inaugural installation of the Ovitz Family Collection Project Space,Beverly Hills, CA

RSSR, Raf Simons/Sterling Ruby collaborative denim line

Raf Simons Store, Aoyama, Tokyo
Post Rose:Artists in and out of the Hazard Park Complex, Curated by Sterling Ruby Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany

Autonomy, Foxy Production, New York, NY


Sterling Ruby
Apr 11, 2013 - May 10, 2013


Sterling Ruby


Exhibition: Sterling Ruby