b. Boston, MA, 1980



MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT


BA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions


Red Green Blue, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Boston, MA


Hue and Saturate, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

Au Bon Marché, One Star Press, San Francisco, CA


Lemons, One Star Press, Paris, France


Blue Room, James Fuentes, New York, NY

Selective Color, M+B, Los Angeles, CA

New Canvas, James Fuentes, New York, NY


Hand, Select & Invert Layer, Bolte Lang, Zürich, Switzerland


Fruits et Riche Vaisselle Sur Une Table 1640-2015, Onestar Press, Paris, Francen


Shadows, Patterns, Pears, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Screen Selections and Still Lifes, Wallspace, New York

The Alphabet, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL


Shadows and Pears, Horticultural Society of New York, New York, NY

The Green Line, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Still Lifes, Portraits and Parts, Wallspace, New York, NY

Flowers & Shadows, Onestar Press, Paris, France

Daniel Gordon and Talia Chetrit, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL


Claudia Groeflin Galerie, New York, NY

Thirty-One Days, Callicoon Fine Arts, Callicoon, NY


Flying Pictures, Leo Koenig Projekte, New York, NY

Portrait Studio, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland


Thin Skin II, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY


Thin Skin, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland


Flying Pictures and Constructions, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX

Flying Pictures and Constructions, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland



Studio Photography: 1887-2019, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, NY

Summer Show, Danziger Gallery, New York, NY

Everything’s Just Wonderful/Better than Fine, Kate Werble, New York, NY


Feast for the Eyes, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Loading… Works from the Foam Collection, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Nara Roesler Hotel, Screenspace, São Paulo, Brazil

Rose is a Rose is a Rose is a Rose, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY

Cut! Paper Play in Contemporary Photography, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA


Contemporary Photography Forum, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

2016 Collected, Pier 24, San Francisco, CA

New Builds, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Mary Mary, Eat Abstractedly, Glasgow, United Kingdom


Secondhand, Pier 24, San Francisco, CA

Under Construction, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Crystal Palace, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Particular Pictures, Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY


Reality Check, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Hair and Skin, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Ten Years, Wallspace, New York, NY

Jew York, UNTITLED, New York, NY

Merge Visible, Horton Gallery, New York, NY

This is the Story of America, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy


Eye of Horus, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland

What Do You Believe In, New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Out of Focus, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Screenshots, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

The Big Toe, Wallspace, New York, NY

Face Time, On Stellar Rays, New York, NY

State of the Art Photography, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany

Daegu Photo Biennale 2012, Daegu, Korea


Go Figure, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY

The New Photograph, The Hagedorn Foundation, Atlanta, GA


Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY

Swagger, Drag, Fit Together, Wallspace, New York, NY

In a Paperweight, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL


New Photography Series, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Complicity, Rena Bransten Gallery, curated by Leigh Markopoulos, San Francisco, CA

Summer Group Show, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

A Brief But Violent Episode, Sunday Gallery, New York, NY

Photographic Works, Cohen and Leslie Gallery, New York, NY

On From Here, Guild and Greyshkull, New York, NY

All Suffering Soon To End, Callicoon Fine Arts, Callicoon, NY

A Fragile Reality, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR


The Constructed Image, Redux Contemporary Arts Center, Charleston, SC

Stretching the Truth, Sheboygan, WI

Fresh Kills, Dumbo Arts Center, curated by David Kennedy-Cutler, Brooklyn, NY

Like Watching a Train Wreck, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland


Warhol And..., Kantor/Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

MYSTERY: Photography and Video, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY

I Am Eyebeam, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL


Scarecrow, Postmasters, curated by David Hunt, New York, NY

Yale MFA Photography 2006, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY

An Inch of Truth, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY


Handmade, Wallspace, curated by Tim Davis, New York, NY


Economies of Scale, CCS Museum at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY


Buy Contortions, Taxter & Spengemann, New York, NY

Whim?, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX


Daniel Gordon and Robyn O'Neil, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX

Grants and Awards

2014 Paul Huf Award, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2006 Ward Cheney Award, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

Selected Collections

Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Pier 24, San Francisco, CA

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

VandenBroek Foundation, Lisse, The Netherlands



Gordon, Daniel. Still Life with Onions and Mackerel Onestar Press: Paris, France


Gordon, Daniel. Still Lifes, Portraits & Parts Mörel Books: London, United Kingdom


Gordon, Daniel. 216 Plymouth Street Onestar Press: Paris, France

Gordon, Daniel. Flowers & Shadows Onestar Press: Paris, France


Giovanis, Photios and Gordon, Daniel. Thirty-One Day [interactive online artist book ]


Crewdson, Gregory and Gordon, Daniel. Flying Picture PowerHouse Books, Brooklyn, NY

Gordon, Daniel. Portrait Studio Onestar Press, Paris, France

Selected Bibliography


Cochran, Samuel. “Artist Daniel Gordon Debuts Surreal New Works.” Architectural Digest May 2020

De Agostinis, Giada. “Focus On Daniel Gordon.” Photograph March April 2020


Shum, Irene. “A Cut Above: Artist Daniel Gordon in Conversation.” Spot Fall 2019

“Daniel Gordon: Hue and Saturate.” Juxtapoz 5 October 2019

Debost, Claire. “Daniel Gordon: deconstructing Photoshop.” Blind 23 August 2019


Ollman, Leah. “Cut, folded, pasted: Photography takes a twist and a turn in the Getty’s ‘Paper Play’.” The Los Angeles Times 24 April 2018


Smith, Roberta. “Daniel Gordon: New Canvas.” The New York Times 16 February 2017


Rosenmeyer, Aoife. “Hand, Select & Invert Layer.” Art Review October 2016

“Art21: Daniel Gordon.” Art21 , 28 July 2016

2015 Schuman, Aaron. “Construction Site.” Frieze , April 2015

“Under Construction: New Positions in American Photography.” Foam Magazine 13 March 2015


Slenske, Michael and Tarmy, James. “Bright Prospects.” Architectural Digest December 2014

Fiske, Courtney. “Critics Picks New York: Daniel Gordon.” Artforum December 2014

“Goings On About Town.” The New Yorker 1 December 2014

Rosenberg, Karen. “Daniel Gordon: ‘Screen Selections and Still Lifes’.” The New York Times 7 November 2014

Epstein, Ian. “27 Must See Art Exhibits Opening This Fall.” New York Magazine 25 August 2014

“Una Sovversiva Ambiguita.” Flair Magazine April 2014

Rabinowitz, Cay Sophie. “Shadows and Pearls.” Osmos Magazine December 2014

“Goings On About Town.” The New Yorker 27 January 2014


Cargill, Clinton. “The Top 10 Photo Books of 2013.” The 6th Floor Blog 19 December 2013

C Photo: Photographicness Ivory Press: Madrid, Spain, 2013

Invalid Format An Anthology of Triple Canopy Volume 3 Triple Canon: New York, NY

Petry, Michael. Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life Tradition Thames & Hudson, New York, NY

Clark, Tim; Colberg, Jörg M; Feil, Marcel and Hau, Sebastian. Foam Talent #3 Foam Fotografiemuseum: Amsterdam, Fall 2013

Zhong, Fan. “Stock, Paper, Scissors.” W Magazine July 2013

Balhetchet, Sophie. “The Green Line.” Hotshoe Contemporary February 2013

Baker, R.C. “Skin Games.” The Village Voice 31 July 2013


Winant, Carmen. “Danny & Garth.” Wax Magazine June 2012

“Next… Next… Who’s Next.” W Magazine May 2012

Barliant, Claire. “Photography Objet Manque.” Art in America March 2012

“Rip it Up and Start Again.” British Journal of Photography February 2012


Lokke, Maria. “Daniel Gordon’s Collage Grotesques.” The New Yorker Photo Booth Blog 29 December 2011

“Goings On About Town.” The New Yorker 28 November 2011

Droitcour, Brian. “Critics Picks New York: Daniel Gordon.”Artforum November 2011

Lozano, Ivan. “Talia Chetrit and Daniel Gordon.” Art Lies May 2011

Robertson, Rebecca. “Building Pictures.” Art News March 2011


Photo Journal.” National Geographic 2010 December

Allen, Emma. “The New Collage: How Photographers are rewriting our stories.” Modern Painters November 2010

Allen, Emma. “Pulp Fictions: A Tour Through Artist Daniel Gordon’s Studio.” Artinfo October 2010

Emil, Jens. “Sennewald, Im Biss Der Bilder.” Art Collector August 2010

Budelis, Kristina. “Off The Shelf: Flying Pictures.” The New Yorker Photo Booth Blog 12 August 2010

Sennewald, Jens Emil. “Bild-Körper: Fotografie als Form.” Photonews June 2010

Borda, Joakim. “Generation Klick.” Plaza Magazine February 2010

“Small Is Big.” Pocko Times London 2010

Tokion Magazine (collaboration with Anthony Lepore) Spring Fashion Issue 2010

Weinstein, Michael. “Review: In a Paperweight.” Newcity Art April 2010


Molina, Joanne. “Four Books that Consider the Future of Art.” Modern Painters December 2009

Noakes, Tim. “Dazed Gets Playful with Five Artists Who Refuse to Grow Up.” Dazed and Confused December 2009

“The Fabricated Body.” New York Arts Magazine Fall 2009