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    Daniel Gordon: Artichoke

Art: Bright, beautiful 3D collage from artist and photographer Daniel Gordon

Posted by James Cartwright,

What is Daniel Gordon? Photographer? Artist? A hybrid of the two? We’ll go for hybrid. See, Daniel’s practice is made up of both photographic and sculptural processes, using found photos, magazine cuttings and coloured paper to build three-dimensional collages that are then photographed as a final 2D piece. It’s a complex journey for individual images, but one that Daniel travels expertly. The results feel like props from a Peter Gabriel video or a Guy Bourdin photograph made from paper; all bold colours, pouting lips and sensuously placed fruits. That’s what you get when you undertake an MFA at Yale; compositional perfection!

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    Daniel Gordon: Artichokes and Oranges

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    Daniel Gordon: Asparagus

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    Daniel Gordon: Crescent Eyed Portrait

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    Daniel Gordon: Portrait with a Yellow Shoulder

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    Daniel Gordon: Shadows and Pears

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    Daniel Gordon: Still Life with Pitcher and Apples


Posted by James Cartwright

James started out as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our two editors. He oversees Printed Pages magazine and content wise has a special interest in graphic design and illustration. He also runs our online shop Company of Parrots and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.