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Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye

Diana Gaston

Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye

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Published by Museum of Photographic Arts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Photography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAbelardo Morell (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8658790M
    ISBN 101878062042
    ISBN 109781878062048


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Morell's work is about the miracle of photography itself." R.H., "The Best Photo Books of the Year," American Photo "As the world of photography grows ever more digitized, Morell offers a glorious and surprising reminder of its classical roots.

The well-known Cuban-born photographer essentially turns a room into the interior of a camera. Through the eye of his camera, Abelardo Morell explores with the ways in which we perceive our everyday world. His pictures magically transform the familiar, forcing us to look at objects of daily life from new and surprising points of view.

Morell started taking pictures that explore reality and illusion in the late s, using a straightforward camera technique to achieve the sense of. Abelardo Morell's enchanting camera obscura images blur the boundaries between interior and exterior worlds. The Empire State Building lies across a bedspread in a midtown Manhattan interior; the Tower of London is imprinted on the walls of a room in the Tower Hotel.

Every image is /5(1). The first retrospective of Morell's work in fifteen years was held at the Art Institute of Chicago inin an exhibition entitled "Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door." It was subsequently held at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

Books by Morell. A Camera in a Room. Smithsonian Institution Press, Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye. Abelardo Morell, Camera Obscura: Image of Brookline View in Brady’s Room, [© Abelardo Morell, Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery] For more than two decades, the Cuban American photographer Abelardo Morell has been working on and off on his Camera Obscura series.

Although his methods have developed somewhat over that period, the essential modus operandi has remained constant. He taught art for 27 years and it shows in his work. There was a famous book he wrote titled Abelardo and the Camera Eye.

This book shows some of Morell’s famous work. He takes still photo’s of normal objects, but somehow makes them look fascinating. This goes from everyday objects to even book pages. 2 days ago  Abelardo Morell was born on 17th September in Havana, Cuba to a working-class family.

His father was imprisoned several times in the chaos of the Cuban revolution and under increased threat he decided to move his family to America. They settled in New York when Morell was 14 years old. Abelardo Morell, author of the award-winning A Book of Books, makes magical camera obsucra images in darkened interiors.

The deceptively simple process - he blacks out all the windows, leaving just a pinhole opening in one of them - produces photographs of astonishing, complex beauty. Because of the nature of refracted light, the world outside Reviews: 9. Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye.

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA (USA), Artist monograph. Essay by Diana Gaston. English; 60 pages; 30 x 22 cm; paperback. ISBN ISBN Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye by Diana Gaston.

Museum of Photographic Arts, First Edition. Paperback. Good. Abelardo Morell book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cuban-born Abelardo Morell began photographing his domestic environm /5(4). Abelardo Morell, Tent Camera Image On Ground: View Looking Southeast Toward The Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park, Texas, InMorell took the camera obscura outdoors.

At Big Bend National Park in Texas, he erected a tent camera fitted with a periscope lens that directed the projected image onto the ground. A documentary on elements of Morell's life and work, Shadow of the House, was released in Books by Morell.

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Books discussed in this article: Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye. By Abelardo Morell, with essay by Diana Gaston (San Diego, CA: Museum of Photographic Arts, ). Face to Face: Photographs at the Gardner Museum.

By Abelardo Morell, with essays by Charles Simic and Jennifer R. Gross (Boston, MA: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, ). He has published a number of books including Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye, Camera in a Room, Face to Face: Photographs at the Gardner Museum, Alices’s Adventures in Wonderland and most recently A Book of Books (with a preface by Nicholson Baker).

Abelardo Morell received a Guggenheim Fellowship in and is a professor at the. Inthe Museum of Photographic Arts, in Balboa Park, originated the nation-touring exhibition "Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye." Works by Morell are in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, the International Museum of Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and other major public.

Abelardo Morell: | |Abelardo (Abe) Morell| (born in |Havana|, Cuba) is a Boston-based photographer. World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

A Book of Books, a striking collection of black-and-white pictures presenting books as objets d'art, pleasing to the eye as well as the intellect.

Re-envisioning the library, Morell finds magic in the stacks, capturing unforgettable images the marbled bottom of a formidable dictionary; gilded spines on a book-lined wall from ingenious angles.

Morell photographs museums, engages in book arts and experiments with photograms. His Alice in Wonderland Series shows the characters of the book leaping in and out of the pages of a modified book.

Again, dimensions are played with and there’s a photographic homage to Lewis Carroll, the author of the book and renowned photographer of children. Abelardo Morell is the author of A Book of Books ( avg rating, ratings, 17 reviews, published ), Camera Obscura ( avg rating, 45 ratings, 4/5(65).

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Born in Havana, Cuba, Morell came to the United States as a teenager in and later studied photography. Camera Obscura. Photographs by Abelardo Morell. Introduction by Luc Sante. Bulfinch, New York, Cat# BF ISBN A Book of Books Photographs by Abelardo Morell. Bulfinch, New York, Cat# BF ISBN Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye.

Photographs by Abelardo Morell.Camera Obscura (Living Room), black & white photograph on paper, 20” x 24” Abelardo Morell (b.Havana): A photographer best know for his haunting use of the camera obscura, Morell’s body of work also includes a large number of intimate, richly evocative photographs of ordinary household objects and extreme close-ups of pages of antique books.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Book of Books at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.