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STERLING RUBY: VAMPIRE: PACE BEIJING

American artist Sterling Ruby’s first solo exhibition in ChinaAmerican artist Sterling Ruby’s first solo exhibition in China

"In this exhibition the artist is exploring the idea of the vampire as a way of reassessing the uncontrollable and insatiable drives that inform the darker aspects of human behavior. The vampire can also be seen as a stand-in for the actions of an American empire consuming the vitality and resources of other nations. The vampire is a predatory being, nonetheless the idea of the vampire has a vital and seductive hold on contemporary culture and the popular psyche. In this sense, the vampire embodies a reinvigorating generative force."

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