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Nick Hornby, born in 1980, is a British artist living and working in London, England. His work is the physical meeting of historical critique and digital technology; behind hand-crafted sculptures of marble, resin or bronze are computer-generated models, expanding shapes, silhouettes and shadows into manifest examples of the collusion between disparate ideas. Hornby studied at Slade School of Art and Chelsea College of Art. His recent presentations include CASS Sculpture Foundation, The Museum of Arts and Design New York, Mediations Poznan, Tate Britain, Eyebeam New York, Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, Leighton House London, Southbank Centre London. He was awarded the Clifford Chance Sculpture Prize and was shortlisted as for the Mark Tanner Sculpture Prize. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Frieze, Artforum, The Art Newspaper, The FT, and featured in Architectural Digest, Cultured Magazine and Artsy among others.

"As the five-century arc of its title would suggest, Nick Hornby’s exhibition at Churner and Churner, ‘Sculpture, 1504–2013,’ made no bones about its ambition, even by means of a few, discreet works.[...]This recent body of work seems more predominantly concerned with a rigorous approach to subtractive form, and a play between corporeal figuration and geometric abstraction. The results so far have been outstanding."

– Ara H. Merjian, Frieze Magazine issue 162 April 2014


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In Time, The work of Nick Hornby, Michael Prokopow, 2017

Deja Vu, Nick Hornby’s eerily familiar art, Jason Farago, 2013

Whose Form Is It Anyway? A New Media Curators Notes on Nick Hornby, Omar Kholeif, 2012

Atom vs Super Subject, Kathleen Madden, Artforum, 2010

Notes and Queries on Quotes and Theories, Ossian Ward, 2010

Beyond the Pale, Brooke Lynn McGowan, 2008

Untitled, after Nick Hornby, Brooke Lynn McGowan, 2007, Miser & Now


In Perfect Form,, 2018

Nick Hornby,, 2012


Sculptor Nick Hornby in Conversation with Composer Nico Muhly, Whitewall Magazine Fall 2017

Mark Sherin interviews artist Nick Hornby, Mark Sherin, FAD, Aug 2017

Nick Hornby, Sculpture (1504 - 2017), Joe Hewitt, PYLOT Magazine, Jul 2017