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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    Daniel Gordon (B. 1980)

    Silhouette

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Daniel Gordon (B. 1980)
    Silhouette
    chromogenic print
    24 x 19in. (61 x 48.3cm.)
    Executed in 2010, this work is number two from an edition of three plus one artist's proof


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    Painted in 2010, Silhouette is a captivating example of Daniel Gordon’s pioneering practice, which combines photography and three-dimensional collage to create intricate figurative tableaus. Extending the classical genres of still life and portraiture, Gordon constructs almost sculptural structures using cut paper and found imagery, before photographing the entire mise-en-scène. Born in 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, the Brooklyn-based artist studied at Bard College and the Yale School of art. His work has been included in notable group exhibitions, including New Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 2009, and Greater New York at MoMA PS1 the following year. He won the Paul Huf Award in 2014.

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    Provenance

    Wallspace Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2011.


    Exhibited

    London, Saatchi Gallery, Out of Focus: Photography, 2012 (illustrated in colour, unpaged)