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Detached From the Detached
August 5 - September 2, 2023

Closing reception: Saturday, September 2, 2-5 pm​


D.F.D., Sulla
Plex, wood, plaster, sand, glass, aqua-resin, Flashe

13x12x12 inches

Photo: Paloma Dooley

Ruth Gallery is pleased to announce Detached From the Detached, an exhibition of recent sculptures and paintings by Los Angeles artist Caitlin Ross. This is her first solo show with the gallery.

Opening reception: Saturday, August 5, 2-5 pm​

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This body of work is the product of Ross' long and complex investigation, reconsidering the history of modernist sculptural and process-based sculpture in general. Amalgamates of detachment and decay, the sculptures and paintings represent a multi-leveled excavation of empathy, fragility, and the instability of human connections in contemporary times.

Caitlin Ross (b. 1981, Los Angeles, CA) received her MFA in sculpture from Milton Avery School of Art, Bard College (2017), where she also received an MFA fellowship (2014 – 2016) and a teaching fellowship from Bard College in 2015. In addition, she received a teaching fellowship from Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, CA 2017 – 2018 and she received her BFA from ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA (2003-2006). Select solo and group exhibitions include Hermitage, Los Angeles, (2022); Incident Report, Hudson, New York, (2016), Ono, Los Angeles, CA (2016); San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA (2015); Waterfront, Kingston, NY (2015); Autonomie, Los Angeles CA (2012); Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA (2008); Compact Space, Los Angeles, CA (2006); Washington Projects, Los Angeles, CA (2005); ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA (2005). Caitlin Ross lives and works in Los Angeles.

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