May 05

Sterling Ruby: Sculpture

Next: May 5 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nasher Sculpture Center


Sterling Ruby's multifaceted practice encompasses painting, college, photography and video, textiles, clothing, ceramics, sculpture and installations. Featuring 20-30 large and moderately scaled sculptures spanning his career, Stealing Ruby: sculpture will be the first museum exhibition to survey his sculptural work and the great variety of methods and materials he has explored. From poured polyurethane to monumental ceramic collages weighting hundreds of pounds of soft sculptured incorporating inexpensive fabrics that the artist often dies himself, to Minimalist compositions of urethane and Formica, Ruby's work cross traditional divisions between media and ignore the line between high and low, fine art and craft, luxury goods and common necessities. Incorporating a range of modernist strategies to make expressive works of art with material typically associated with utility and affordability.


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Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 75201
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