Ruby has said of these compositions: ‘They continue with themes, theories and concepts that have been central to my previous work, but I have been trying to make them abstract and formal, my attempt to connect to the historical lineage of Suprematism.’ SCALES SCALES are constructed mobiles.
These works, which the artist views as three-dimensional manifestations of his collages, feature identical monochrome shapes to those evident in the ECLPSE series.
In 2001, he received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
One of the artist's bleach collage works was included in the exhibition Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler at The Rose Art Museum.
ECLPSE The ECLPSE collages are made from cardboard salvaged from the floor coverings in the artist’s studio.
The titles of the collage series include MAPPING, RWG, DRFTRS, TRANSCOMPOSITIONAL, SPCE, EXHM, and BC.
The artist has described collage as an “illicit merger”, suggesting a transgressive nature for the medium.
Til I die." The side mission background notes states: "Where am I? Think I need to get out of this place." He 'remembers' the first level of Wolfenstein 3-D, floor 1 of "Escape from Wolfenstein" before waking up.