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First Solo Exhibition at Xavier Hufkens for Sterling Ruby

BRUSSELS.- Xavier Hufkens presents the exhibition “Sterling Ruby & Robert Mapplethorpe”. In his first solo exhibition at the gallery, Sterling Ruby enters into dialogue with the photography of Robert Mapplethorpe. Alongside a highly personal selection of photographs by Mapplethorpe, the artist takes the opportunity to create new collages entitled “Transcompositional” and shows sculptures in various materials including several from the series “Acts”. Sterling Ruby is attracted to Mapplethorpe’s work because of “(…) the choice of subject matter and the contrast between marginal subcultures and