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David Ruth Art

American, b. 1951
David Ruth is an Oakland, California based glass sculptor that has been making large-scale cast glass sculptures and architectural features for over 30 years. Often featuring bright colors and contrasting polished surfaces with rough textures, the work has been featured in architecture, museums, and in galleries around the world. He holds degrees in History from University of California at Santa Cruz and glass from California College of the Arts. Over the years he has taught various workshops and classes in glass techniques and is considered an innovator in glass casting.
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Artist: David Ruth
Abstract Cast Glass Sculpture, 'Rano Kau', 2014 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
'Rano Kau' is a contemporary abstract cast glass sculpture by David Ruth from his Internal Space series. David wanted to capture pictorial quality of his previous cast internal piece...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Glass

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Cast Glass Sculpture, 'Cloud Study #5', 2017 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
Cloud Study #5 is a contemporary abstract glass sculpture by David Ruth from his Cloud Study Series. It contains hues of white, yellow and black painterly brushstroke formations in g...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Stainless Steel

Contemporary Cast Glass Sculpture, 'Cloud Study #6', 2017 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
Cloud Study #6 is a contemporary abstract glass sculpture by David Ruth from his Cloud Study Series. It contains hues of white, yellow and black painterly brushstroke formations in g...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Stainless Steel

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', 2022 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Acrylic, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', C. 1995 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', C. 1997 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', C. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', C. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', C. 2005 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', c. 2008 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', 2004 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Thoughts About The World Underwater'
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space', 2003 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space', C. 1998 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space', 2003 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for form', C. 2007 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space, C. 2000's by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', C. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space', C. 1998 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Land', C. 1997 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Fire Series', C. 1996 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Fire Spirit', 1992 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting, 'Fire Series', C. 1992 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Fire Series', C. 1998 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space, C. 2000's by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Cast Glass Sculpture, 'Ulu Oti 2', 2023 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
'Ulu Oti' is a contemporary cast glass sculpture by David Ruth from the Chill Project Series. This sculpture is made from soda glass that was then mixed with cobalt and copper to cre...
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2010s Contemporary David Ruth Art

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Glass

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space, C. 2005 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space, C. 2005 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Fire Series', C. 1995 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space, C. 2005 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture, C. 2005 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', C. 2007 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', C. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', C. 2008 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space', C. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', 2022 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Fire Series', C. 1996 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Thought About Space', 2022 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Panel', C. 1994 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Designs for Light', c. 2000 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Untitled', c. 1990's by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', 2005 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Acrylic, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', 2009 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Paper, Acrylic, Watercolor

Contemporary Cast Glass Sculpture, 'Mahitu', 2013 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
'Mahitu' is a contemporary abstract cast glass sculpture by David Ruth from his Internal Space series. David fused various colored glass to create a layered, suspended, and vibrant ...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

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Stainless Steel

Contemporary Cast Paper Sculpture, 'Ross', 2023 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
Please allow a two month turnaround time for this piece to be made. About Cast Paper In David's words: “One thread running through my work is a connection to nature. Casting natur...
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2010s Contemporary David Ruth Art

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Paper

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Sculpture', 2022 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Acrylic, Watercolor

Contemporary Watercolor Painting, 'Design for Space', C. 2005 by David Ruth
By David Ruth
Located in Oakland, CA
This is a contemporary abstract watercolor painting by artist David Ruth. This series of paintings often feature bright colors and vibrant layouts that draw the viewer in. They are c...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist David Ruth Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

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Find a wide variety of authentic David Ruth art available for sale on 1stDibs. If you’re browsing the collection of art to introduce a pop of color in a neutral corner of your living room or bedroom, you can find work that includes elements of blue and other colors. You can also browse by medium to find art by David Ruth in glass, metal, stainless steel and more. Much of the original work by this artist or collective was created during the 21st century and contemporary and is mostly associated with the abstract style. Not every interior allows for large David Ruth art, so small editions measuring 7 inches across are available. David Ruth art prices can differ depending upon medium, time period and other attributes. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $450 and tops out at $100,000, while the average work can sell for $15,750.

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