Russ Rubin, Sydney Smith

"Found" Contemporary Pastel Abstract Cactus Inspired Paper-mâché Light Sculpture 2022



Acrylic and house paint on paper-mâché with light


Contemporary pastel abstract painted cactus inspired lamp sculpture by New Jersey based artist Russ Rubin and Sydney Smith. The work features Russ' signature muted desert inspired color palette which adds an additional layer of whimsy to Sydney's abstracted cactus forms. The sculpture comes with a remote to change the color of the light. Please see the video for examples of the color options. Currently featured in "Russ Rubin: Lost and Found" at Reeves Art + Design.

Artist Biography

Russ Rubin (b. 1983) is a painter of abstract landscapes from the exotic woods of New Jersey. His work has been collected across the US, Europe, and Asia, acknowledged by the MOMA, acquired by the Jeff Koons Collection, shown at Young Soy (Hong Kong), Mark Borghi, Ground Floor, Field Projects, OnePiece, and the YouTube Space in New York, and with Brushes With Greatness in London. A featured artist at Affordable Art Fair NY (Fall 2022), his new series ‘Get Lost’ debuts at Scope Art Fair at this year’s Art Week Miami. ‘Lost + Found’ is his debut show with Reeves Art + Design.


H 70 in x W 29 in x D 23 in