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Henry Hussey Limited Edition

Henry Hussey’s work explores personal and national identity. Through a process of simplification, his Limited Edition, which is part of our Curated Editions collection New Mythologies, finds what he describes as the sweet spot between control and chaos. 

Henry Hussey sorting through print works in his studio

‘My work is a mixture of self portraiture and my own unconsciousness. It taps into collective images and symbols that reoccur throughout different cultures.’

The polaroid from which Henry Hussey’s Limited Edition Black Marble I evolved.

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Meet Henry Hussey

Henry Hussey creates artworks that are emotionally raw. He talks to curator Becca Pelly Fry about oscillating between mediums – including textiles, glass, ceramic, paint and film – and the edition he’s made for our inaugural Curated Editions collection, New Mythologies.

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Henry Hussey

The Artist

Henry Hussey

Henry Hussey is a British artist born in London in 1990 where he still resides, who is represented by Anima Mundi Gallery, St Ives. Hussey studied at Chelsea College of Art before completing an MA at the Royal College of Art. His work is widely respected and has been exhibited in notable exhibitions including The Textiel Biennale 2017 at Museum Rijswijk in the Hague, a solo presentation at Art Central in Hong Kong, the Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2014 at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, the Royal Academy London and Volta New York and the Young Talent Contemporary Prize at the Ingram Collection in 2016. Hussey has participated in residencies at La Vallonea, Tuscany, Italy in 2018 and Palazzo Monti, Italy in 2020. Also in 2020, Hussey was part of a retrospective of artwork by Palazzo Monti residents at Mana Contemporary, New Jersey.