• Domestic Sculptures Formed With Wood Grown at the United States and Mexico Border by Hugh Hayden

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    “America” (2018), 
Sculpted mesquite on plywood, 
overall dimensions: 43 1/4 x 81 x 81 in
, © Hugh Hayden; Courtesy Lisson Gallery
    Texas-born sculptor Hugh Hayden combines different varieties of wood to create furniture and other domestic objects with protruding spikes and branches. For his latest exhibition Border States at Lisson Gallery in New York City, Hayden addresses notions of citizenship and boundaries with sculptures made using wood indigenous to the United States and Mexico border. The traditional family ideals of the American Dream are evoked in objects such as a dining room...
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