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Kamer met uitzicht

Abelardo Morell (photographer)
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National geographic Nederland-Belgie, 2011, mei, p. 106-117
Kamer met uitzicht
Abelardo Morell

About Abelardo Morell

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Abelardo (Abe) Morell (born 1948 in Havana, Cuba) is a Boston-based photographer.

Life and career

Morell and his family fled Cuba in 1962, moving to New York City. Morell earned a Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College in 1977, and a Master of Fine Arts from Yale University School of Art in 1981. He received an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from Bowdoin in 1997.

Morell is well known in the photographic community for creating camera obscura images in various places around the world and photographing these. Morell was awarded the Cintas Foundation fellowship in 1992 and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 1993. Other awards he has received include the International Center of Photography's Infinity Award in 2011.

In 1998 Morell was an artist-in-residence at Boston's Gardner Museum, and the following year, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts hosted his retrospective Abelardo Mor…Read more on Wikipedia