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Sterling Ruby

SP 180

Sterling Ruby

Sterling Ruby

SP 180

SP 180

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Sterling Ruby

b. 1972

SP 180 


spray paint on canvas 

145 by 213 in.

368 by 541 cm.

Executed in 2011. 


Photograph courtesy of Pace Gallery

This work is in very good condition overall. There are two isolated small areas of hairline craquelure with some associated pigment loss and lifting to the surrounding areas at the central left and central right edges. Under ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Pace Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in August 2011
Sue Wang, “Pace Beijing Presents Its First Solo Exhibition of a Western Artist-Vampire,” Cafa Art Info, 26 September 2011, illustrated in color
“21 Questions for Artist Sterling Ruby, Artinfo, 11 October 2011, illustrated in color
Sasha Zhao, “Sterling Ruby: Truncated Malleability Shop Talks,” Leap the International Art Magazine of Contemporary China, 30 November 2011, illustrated in color
Iona Whittaker, “The Inchoate Muse: Sterling Ruby,” Randian, 30 November 2011, illustrated in color
Beijing, Pace, Sterling Ruby VAMPIRE, 2011 
Vienna, The Belvedere Museum, 2013-21 (on longterm loan)