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Hugh Hayden

Born in 1983, Dallas, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Working primarily with wood, such as American black walnut, red cedar, oak and hornbeam, as well as other materials including steel, cast iron and cocoa butter, Hugh Hayden’s practice and making process is inherently and overtly natural. Hayden selects his materials, collecting rare indigenous timbers, African masks and discarded Christmas trees and trunks, and carves and treats them. He then presents them as assemblages in new relations to one another, creating fresh tensions, dialogues and spe...Read more