Ruby Sky Stiler
Ruby Sky Stiler
b. 1979, Portland, ME
Executed in 2017.
Woven book pages and spray paint
12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Excellent condition. Unsigned – gallery will provide a certificate of authenticity.
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Courtesy of the artist and Nicelle Beauchene Gallery
Ruby Sky Stiler makes monochromatic sculptures and reliefs that draw upon a wide range of cultural references, evoking the forms of classical antiquities and the fractured aesthetic of Cubist painting and collage. Rather than using marble, stone, or ceramic, Stiler works with foam core, acrylic resin, plaster, and discarded elements from her studio, incorporating both the monumental and the cast-off and exploring questions of authenticity, authority, value, and taste.
Stiler has been the subject of solo exhibitions at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT; Locust Projects, Miami, FL; The Suburban, Oak Park, IL; and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, OR. She was included in significant group exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York, The Berman Museum, PA, and The Wellin Museum of Art, Clinton, New York, among many other venues. A solo exhibition and monograph is planned in 2020, starting at the Fairfield University Art Museum, CT and traveling to the The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY.