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Photos: Sterling Ruby: Balancing Act

Controversy hasn’t stopped the artist from coming out on top.


Photographed: Jason Schmidt
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Photographed: Jason Schmidt

Ruby, outside his studio, with Scale (4837), 2014.

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Ruby’s ceramics studio.

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A ceramic work in progress.

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The artist in his textiles studio wearing a fall 2014 Raf Simons / Sterling Ruby jacket, with diptychs BC (4844) and BC (4845), both 2014, behind him.

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Another work in progress.

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Photographed: Jason Schmidt

Textiles for BC Collage Series, quilts, and soft sculptures in Ruby’s studio.

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A work in progress.

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Ruby’s home in Los Angeles, designed by Anonymous.

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Photographed: Jason Schmidt

Pillars, 2014.