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Sterling Ruby
Frieze London 2019

September 28–October 7, 2019
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Gagosian’s latest foray into the digital marketplace is an expanded Online Viewing Room premiering during Frieze London 2019. The upcoming presentation, developed in collaboration with Sterling Ruby, will feature seven primary-market artworks from the personal archive of Ruby, including one new painting and one new sculpture made for this occasion. Ruby has selected seven works by historical artists, including Helen Frankenthaler, Katsushika Hokusai, and Mike Kelley, to be shown each in dialogue with one of his own.

The Frieze London 2019 Online Viewing Room will open at 12:00am on Saturday, September 28, in Hong Kong, and close at 11:59pm on Monday, October 7, in Los Angeles and San Francisco. 

For more information about the Online Viewing Room or the work to be featured, please contact inquire@gagosian.com

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Helen Frankenthaler, Sacrifice Decision, 1981

Helen Frankenthaler, Sacrifice Decision, 1981

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Sterling Ruby: ACTS + TABLES (London: Gagosian, 2019)

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