Awards & Competitions

Joan Fontcuberta Wins $143,000 Hasselblad Prize

March 8, 2013

By Holly Hughes

©Joan Fontcuberta

In his 1997 book Sputnik, Joan Fontcuberta cast himself as the ill-fated cosmonaut Ivan Istochnikov.

Catalan photographer Joan Fontcuberta has won the 2013 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. The award comes with a 110,000 Euro (approximately $143,000 US) prize, an exhibition at the Hasselblad Center at the Gothenburg Museum of Art in Sweden in October and a new book of Fontcuberta’s work, to be published by Mack. The award was delivered at a ceremony...

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