Daniel Gordon Wins Paul Huf Award

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Daniel Gordon, Portrait with Blue Hair. ©Daniel Gordon, courtesy the artist and WallspaceDaniel Gordon, Portrait with Blue Hair. ©Daniel Gordon, courtesy the artist and Wallspace

Brooklyn-based photographer Daniel Gordon is the winner of the 2014 Foam Paul Huf Award, presented to a photographer under 35 years of age. The award includes 20,000 euros and an exhibition at Foam Amsterdam. Gordon constructs three-dimensional collages out of imagery he finds on the Internet, then photographs his colorful constructions.

Gordon, who was born in Boston and raised in San Francisco, earned a BA from Bard College and an MFA from Yale. His work was included in MoMA’s New Photography 2009 exhibition as well as Greater New York 2010 at MoMA PS1. A critic in photography at Yale, he is represented by Wallspace gallery. 

The jury included Stefano Stoll, Kathy Ryan, Christopher McCall, Andrea Holzherr, and Hans Gremmen.