Press


2011

Rooms With A View. National Geo­graphic Mag­a­zine. Tom O’Neill. May 2011. www.ngm.nationalgeographic.com (PDF)

Abelardo Morell, Cristina Fran­zoni. Zoom Mag­a­zine, Win­ter 2011. (PDF)


2010

Fauna and Flora and the Artist’s Eye, The East Hamp­ton Star. Jen­nifer Lan­des. Decem­ber 30, 2010. www.easthamptonstar.com

May Castle­berry, Oliver Sacks, and The Island of Rota, Pho­to­booth, The New Yorker Online. Decem­ber 3, 2010. www.newyorker.com

Work­ing Prac­tice: Abelardo Morell at Bonni Ben­rubi Gallery, by Julie Bel­cove, 1stdibs Novem­ber 17, 2010.

Abelardo Morell, PDN Photo of the Day. Novem­ber 17, 2010.

Goings On About Town: Abelardo Morell, The New Yorker. Novem­ber 15, 2010. www.newyorker.com

Cycadic Art, ART­news, Rebecca Rober­ston, Novem­ber 2010(PDF; 209kb)

Abelardo Morell: The Uni­verse Next Door, Art­log. Jar­rett Moran, Novem­ber 1, 2010.www.artlog.com

See­ing New York Through Leonardo’s Eye, New York Mag­a­zine. Miranda Siegel, Octo­ber 17, 2010.www.nymag.com

Abelardo Morell: Cam­era Obscura Project, The Monthly Pho­to­graphic Art Mag­a­zine, Vol 258, Octo­ber 2010. (text in Korean) (PDF)

Dis­cover Mag­a­zine Online, Blog/Visual Sci­ence:This Tent-Camera Makes Beau­ti­ful Pic­tures, by Rebecca Horne. www.discovermagazine.com

Abelardo Morell, Forum Latino-Americano de Fotografia de Sao Paulo. Alexan­dre Belem, Brazil, 2010 (text in Por­tugese) itaucultural.org.br

Abelardo Morell, Niche: In or Out, Inter­views with Con­tem­po­rary Amer­i­can Pho­to­graphic Artists. Tingt­ing Xu, China, 2010 (text in Chi­nese) (PDF; 1.4mb)

Abelardo Morell, Chi­nese Pop­u­lar Pho­tog­ra­phy, China, Feb­ru­ary 2010 (text in Chi­nese) (PDF; 3.4mb)

Abelardo Morell, China Pho­to­press, China, Jan­u­ary 2010 (text in Chi­nese) (PDF;1mb)

Lenscere alapo­zott muvek, Foto­mu­veszet, Hun­gary. Jan­u­ary 2010 (text in Hun­gar­ian) (PDF; 9mb)

Cam­era Obscura: Mar­tino Marangoni in Con­ver­sa­tion with Abelardo Morell. Fan­tom Pho­to­graphic Quar­terly, Italy. Issue 02, Win­ter 2010 (PDF; 2.7mb)


2009

Fotos de un mundo hecho de libros, Pag­ina 12, Argentina. Piroska Csuri, April 14, 2009 (text in Span­ish) www.pagina12.com (PDF; 471kb)

Alice’s Adven­tures in Won­der­land, Exit Mag­a­zine, text by Lewis Car­roll, images by Abelardo Morell. Issue 33–2009 (PDF; 1.5mb)

Domande a Abelardo Morell, Hip­polyte Bayard Pho­tog­ra­phy Blog, an inter­view with Abelardo Morell, Jan­u­ary 13, 2009 (some text in Ital­ian)www.hippolytebayard.com


2008

Abelardo Morell, DCView Pho­tog­ra­phy Blog, book review Ching-Kuang Shene, Decem­ber 18, 2008 (text in Tai­wanese) blog.dcview.com

Con­jur­ing With Light: The Con­tem­po­rary Works of Abelardo Morell, Pho­to­icon, Ian McKay, Issue 4 2008 (PDF; 3mb)

Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, Novem­ber 1, 2008.

In Focus | Abelardo Morell, The Moment: New York Times Style Mag­a­zine Blog, Scott Hall, Octo­ber 7, 2008 www.themoment.blogs.nytimes.com

Abelardo Morell, Pic­tures in Pic­tures, Art Kopel, Arthur Kopel, Octo­ber 7, 2008 www.artkopel.com(en Français)

Morell the Mag­nif­i­cent, Photo Dis­trict News, Anthony Lasala, Sep­tem­ber 2008 (PDF; 3mb)

Abelardo Morell, The Year In Pic­tures, James Danziger, Sep­tem­ber 22, 2008 www.pictureyear.blogspot.com

The Unfa­mil­iar in the Famil­iar, Chi­nese Pho­tog­ra­phy, No. 15, Xu Tingt­ing, August 2008. Inter­view(PDF; 6.7) Essay (PDF;2.3mb)

Abelardo Morell , UTATA Sun­day Salon, Greg Fal­lis, July 2008. (PDF;391KB)

Out­side In and Upside Down, The Yale Review, Vol. 96 No.3 Bonni Costello, July 2008 (PDF; 128kb)

Morell’s Pho­tos Bal­ance Aus­ter­ity and Play­ful­ness, The Boston Globe, Mark Feeney, July 20, 2008 (PDF; 56kb)

Morell Mixes it Upright, Art New Eng­land, Chris­tine Temin, June/July 2008 (PDF; 6.3mb)

Abelardo Morell at Bernard Toale, Big Red and Shiny, Rita Lom­bardi, June 16, 2008 (PDF; 200kb)

Look­ing at the Obscure, PLAY New Haven (PDF; 52kb) and Reg­istro CT (en Español — PDF; 1.4mb) Nicole D’Andrea, June, 2008

Pic­tur­ing the Future at the Toale Gallery, The Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid, June 4, 2008 (PDF; 1.2 mb)


2007

Ordi­nary Becomes Extra­or­di­nary, The Boston Globe, Mark Feeney, Novem­ber 2, 2007 (PDF; 80kb)

Mas­ter­works: An Eye for the Unusual, New Eng­land Home Mag­a­zine, Chris­tine Temin, July/August Issue, 2007 (PDF; 896kb)

La Som­bra y el asom­bro, www.cubaencuentro.com Juan Anto­nio Molina, July 18, 2007 (PDF; 80kb)

DRIVETIME, The online video blog by the artist Ravi Jain. April 29, 2007

Abelardo Morell at Danziger Projects, The New York Sun, William Mey­ers, March 22, 2007 (PDF; 82kb)

Abelardo Morell at Bonni Ben­rubi, Art in Amer­ica, Edward Leff­in­g­well, March, 2007 (PDF; 391kb)

Cul­ture Watch : Upside Down and Inside Out, Depar­tures, Vince Aletti, March/April, 2007 (PDF; 466kb)


2006

An Audio Inter­view with Abelardo Morell, Lens Cul­ture, 2006

Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, Octo­ber 23, 2006 (PDF; 54kb)

Best In Show, The Vil­lage Voice, R.C. Baker, Octo­ber 12, 2006 (PDF; 43kb)

Pho­tog­ra­pher Wins DeCordova’s Rap­pa­port Prize, The Boston Globe, 2006

The Library of Water, Exit Mag­a­zine Ivan de la Nuez, 2006 — in Eng­lish, (PDF; 6.2mb) and en Español (PDF; 6.2mb)

Abelardo Morell in Málaga, Spain (en Español), Mundo Cubano Online: Arte Vivo, 2006

Abelardo Morell at Michel Sosk­ine in Madrid, Exit Express, Rosa Oli­vares, 2006, en Español (PDF; 990kb)

The Glob­al­ist Photo Gallery: Abelardo Morell, www.theglobalist.com, 2006


2005

Beelden uit de baar­moeder, Obser­va­to­rium, Arno Hai­jtema, 2005, in Dutch (PDF; 292kb)

Cars, boats, babes — but is it art?, Boston Phoenix Jef­frey Gantz, 2005 (PDF; 292kb)

Nat­ural Won­ders, San Diego Union-Tribune Robert Pin­cus, 2005 (PDF; 80kb)

Una pàgina con vis­tas, Revista de Cul­tura Lat­eral, Fer­ran Mateo, 2005 (PDF; 758kb)

Favorite Books of 2005, L.A. Times, Geoff Dyer, 2005(PDF; 90kb)

Intro­duc­tion to Abelardo Morell - by Richard Wood­ward, Phaidon Press, 2005 in Eng­lish (PDF; 132kb), en Español (PDF; 16.1mb), en Français (PDF; 4.7mb) auf Deutsch (PDF; 5.1mb), in Ital­iano (PDF; 5.3mb)

Renais­sance of Won­der, Chicago Tri­bune Alan G. Art­ner, 2005 (PDF; 65kb)

Worlds Turned Upside Down, Chicago Reader, Stephen Long­mire, 2005 (PDF; 7.6mb)

Sur­pris­ing Mon­u­ments, Boston Phoenix Christo­pher Mil­lis, 2005 (PDF; 3.2mb)

Grand Images Through a Tiny Open­ing, Photo Dis­trict News, Christo­pher D. Ring­wald, 2005 (PDF; 5.2mb)


2004

About Time –Abelardo Morell at Bonni Ben­rubi Gallery, The New Yorker, 2004 (PDF; 468kb)

Cam­era Obscura Book Review, Sci­en­tific Amer­i­can, 2004 (PDF; 3.3mb)

Intro­duc­tion to Cam­era Obscura by Luc Sante, Bullfinch Press, 2004 (PDF; 5.3mb)

After­word, Cam­era Obscura — Abelardo Morell, 2004 (PDF; 4.1mb)

Real­ism Magico Cotid­i­ano, www.cubaencuentro.com,E Car­los Espinosa Dominguez, 2004 (PDF; 1.3mb)

Spir­its Emerge in Black and White, Sun Sen­tinel, Florida Matt Schudel, 2004 (PDF; 1.7mb)

Essay from the Solo Exhibit at the Frost Art Museum of FIU Andy Grund­berg, 2004 in Eng­lish (PDF; 10.1mb), en Español(PDF; 1.8mb), en Por­tuguese (PDF; 1.8mb)


2003

Dutch Paint­ing: The Poetry of Every­day Life: A Talk with Abelardo Morell and Laura McPhee — Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2003

Review of Bernard Toale Gallery Exhibit, Art­fo­rum — Francine Koslow Miller, 2003 (PDF; 2.9mb)

Art vs. Ideas: Two Approaches to Pho­tograph­ing Books, OP Mag­a­zine — Bill Jay, 2003 (PDF; 1.9mb)


2002

A Book of Books Review, Book­fo­rum — Albert Mobilio, 2002 (PDF; 2.1mb)

Pref­ace to A Book of Books — Nichol­son Baker, 2002 (PDF; 1.1mb)

On Writ­ers and Writ­ing; No Frigate Like a Book, New York Times Book Review — Margo Jef­fer­son, 2002 (PDF; 2.7mb)


2000

Fol­low­ing Alice through the looking-glass, Tema Celeste Con­tem­po­rary Art Mag­a­zine — Pierre De Roo, 2000 (PDF; 1.9mb)

The Uni­verse Next Door: A Review of Abelardo Morell at Bonni Ben­rubi Gallery, U-Turn Online Art Jour­nal — Jill Water­man, 2000 (PDF; 528kb)


1999

Where Child’s Play and Just Plain Facts Ren­dezvous on Film, New York Times Sun­day — Deb­o­rah Weis­gall, 1999 (PDF; 3.3mb)

Abelardo Morell: Take One, The Photo Review — April Pilz, 1999 (PDF; 2.3mb)

Abelardo Morell: Take Two, The Photo Review - Nancy Brokaw,1999 (PDF; 2.4mb)


1998

Essay from Face to Face: Pho­tographs at the Gard­ner Museum - Jen­nifer R. Gross, 1998 (PDF; 7.2mb)

Essay from Face to Face: Pho­tographs at the Gard­ner Museum -Charles Simic, 1998 (PDF; 12.8mb)

Pic­tured Pages, Cleve­land Museum of Art — Tom E. Hin­son, 1998 (PDF; 4mb)

Morell turns the Gard­ner into Play­ful Art, The Boston Sun­day Globe — Chris­tine Temin, 1998 (PDF; 2.4mb)

Photography’s Mul­ti­ple Roles: Abelardo Morell, The Museum of Con­tem­po­rary Pho­tog­ra­phy — Eug­ina Parry, 1998 (PDF; 2.7mb)


1997

Pro­fes­sor John McKee’s Pre­sen­ta­tion of an Hon­orary Doc­tor of Fine Arts Degree to Abelardo Morell, Bow­doin Col­lege, 1997 (PDF; 4.3mb)

Remarks by Abelardo Morell Upon Receiv­ing an Hon­orary Doc­tor of Fine Arts Degree, Bow­doin Col­lege Cam­pus News, 1997 (PDF; 3.5mb)


1996

Abelardo Morell at the Boston Anthenaeum, Art In Amer­ica — Ann Wil­son Lloyd, 1996 (PDF; 1.2mb)

The Big Pic­ture, The New Yorker — Mark Singer, 1996 (PDF; 2.1mb)


1995

Intro­duc­tion to A Cam­era in a Room: Pho­tographs by Abelardo Morell — Richard B. Wood­ward, 1995 (PDF; 2mb)

You Can Judge Morell’s Books by Their Cov­ers, The Boston Globe — Chris­tine Temin, 1995 (PDF; 2.8mb)

Review of Bonni Ben­rubi Gallery Exhibit, Art­fo­rum — David Levi Strauss, 1995 (PDF; 2mb)


1994

View With a Room, Mirabella — Richard B. Wood­ward, 1994 (PDF; 2.5mb)