Abelardo Morell Considers the World Through a Pinhole, B&H Explora Blog, Jill Waterman, April, 2019

These Photographers Make Surprisingly Fresh Photos of Flowers, VICE, John Feinstein, February 14, 2019


Abelardo Morell: Flowers for Lisa II@Edwynn Houk, Richard B. Woodward, Collector Daily, December 17, 2018

‘Ansel Adams in Our Time’ Review: Reconsidering a Mountainous Career, Richard B. Woodward, December 12, 2018

Luc Sante on the Year’s Best Photography Books, Luc Sante, The New York Times, December 4, 2018

The Photography of Ansel Adams Is Coming to the MFA, Adam Weddle, Boston Magazine, November 29, 2018

Delirious Photographs of Flowers Which Began as a Birthday Gift, Anya Angert, AnOther Magazine, November 5, 2018

His Three Loves: Photography, Art History and Lisa, Lawrence Weschler, The New York Times, November 5, 2018

Notable Photo Books of 2018, PDN Online, Winter, 2018

32 Books that Dropped Our Jaws in 2018, Humble Arts Foundation, Winter, 2018

Spectacular Surreal Layered Images, Beautiful Now, Winter 2018

Delirious Photographs of Flowers Which Began as a Birthday Gift, Anya Angert, AnOther Magazine, November 5, 2018

At the BPL, the art of getting from here to there, Mark Feeney, The Boston Globe, October 18, 2018

At the Addison: Artists further the legacy of Paul Manship’s Starfield estate, Keith Powers, October, 2018

Abelardo Morell’s New Book of Stunning Flower Studies, PDN Online, October, 2018

Book Review: Flowers for Lisa, LensCulture, October, 2018

Abelardo Morell: Flowers for Lisa: A Delirium of Photographic Invention, Aline Smithson, Lenscratch, October 5, 2018

These Artists Are Changing the Nature of Landscape Photography, Liz Logan, Introspective Magazine, July 29, 2018

In Denver, Landscapes Soaked, Digitized and Irradiated, Susan Delson, Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2018

Flowers for Lisa: Abelardo Morell’s Enduring Gift of Images, Jill Waterman, B&H Explora Blog, May, 2018

Revealing the Gardens’ Secrets, Jordan G. Teicher, The New York Times, March 15, 2018


To the Attic: Virginia Woolf and Abelardo Morell, Robert Adams, The Paris Review, October 4, 2017

A Photographer’s Donation to a Museum Honors Its Security Guards, Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, September 5, 2017

Photographer Donates Thoreau- Inspired Artwork to the Morgan, Andrew R. Chow, The New York Times, August 20, 2017

In The Company of Constable, Liz Jobey, The Financial Times, July 21, 2017

A Trip to the Tiny Washington Flower Farm That Has Become a Worldwide Sensation, Cathy Horyn, New York Magazine, July 10, 2017

Extolling Walden’s Hallowed Shores, James Foritano, Artscope Magazine, May 2017

Abelardo Morell: Flowers for Lisa at Edwynn Houk,  Loring Knoblauch, Collector Daily, April 21, 2017

Exploring the Language of Flowers, Dilys Ng, Time Lightbox, March 9, 2017

Celebrating Thoreau at 200 With Eye-Opening Shows, Mark Feeney, The Boston Globe, February 2017

Camera Obscura Images Mark Bicentennial of Thoreau’s Birth, The Boston Globe, 2017

The Visual Delights of the Camera Obscura, CBS News, 2017



Capturing the Topsy-Turvy Fantasies of the Camera Obscura, Photowhoa, Freddy Martinez, June 16, 2016

Altered Landscapes, Landscape Stories, L25, Fall 2016

Brown Daily Herald, Fall 2016

Topagraphie de L’Art, Fall 2016.

WideWalls, September 2016.

The Cuban Missile. Musee Magazine, No. 15.

Issue No. 3 La Libertad Artistica, Steadfast Magazine, 2016


Abelardo Morell’s Photographs Revisit Last Winter. The Boston Globe, Mark Feeney. May 2015


Con­ver­sa­tion with Abelardo Morell and Peter Essick. National Geo­graphic Magazine’s Proof Blog. April 2014.

A Room With a View, Artillery Magazine, March 2014.

Abelardo Morell and the Magic of the Camera Obscura, SF MOMA, 2014.



Cuando el mundo entra por la ventana, El Pais, Ivan de la Nuez, 14 de octubre de 2013

Book Review: The Universe Next Door, Photo-Eye Blog, Colin Pantall, October 31, 2013

International Orange: Abelardo Morell, Tent Camera Photographs, FOR-SITE Foundation, January 2013.


Rooms With A View. National Geo­graphic Mag­a­zine. Tom O’Neill. May 2011. 

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


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

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

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.

Cycadic Art, ART­news, Rebecca Rober­ston, Novem­ber 2010.

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

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

Abelardo Morell: Cam­era Obscura Project, The Monthly Pho­to­graphic Art Mag­a­zine, Vol 258, Octo­ber 2010.

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

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

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

Abelardo Morell, Chi­nese Pop­u­lar Pho­tog­ra­phy, China, Feb­ru­ary 2010 (text in Chi­nese)

Abelardo Morell, China Pho­to­press, China, Jan­u­ary 2010 (text in Chi­nese)

Lenscere alapo­zott muvek, Foto­mu­veszet, Hun­gary. Jan­u­ary 2010 (text in Hun­gar­ian)

Cam­era Obscura: Mar­tino Marangoni in Con­ver­sa­tion with Abelardo Morell. Fan­tom Pho­to­graphic Quar­terly, Italy. Issue 02, Win­ter 2010


Fotos de un mundo hecho de libros, Pag­ina 12, Argentina. Piroska Csuri, April 14, 2009 (text in Span­ish)

Alice’s Adven­tures in Won­der­land, Exit Mag­a­zine, text by Lewis Car­roll, images by Abelardo Morell. Issue 33–2009

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


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

Con­jur­ing With Light: The Con­tem­po­rary Works of Abelardo Morell, Pho­to­icon, Ian McKay, Issue 4 2008

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

Abelardo Morell, Pic­tures in Pic­tures, Art Kopel, Arthur Kopel, Octo­ber 7, 2008

Morell the Mag­nif­i­cent, Photo Dis­trict News, Anthony Lasala, Sep­tem­ber 2008

Abelardo Morell, The Year In Pic­tures, James Danziger, Sep­tem­ber 22, 2008

The Unfa­mil­iar in the Famil­iar, Chi­nese Pho­tog­ra­phy, No. 15, Xu Tingt­ing, August 2008. Interview

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

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

Abelardo Morell at Bernard Toale, Big Red and Shiny, Rita Lom­bardi, June 16, 2008

Look­ing at the Obscure, PLAY New Haven and Reg­istro CT; Nicole D’Andrea, June, 2008

Pic­tur­ing the Future at the Toale Gallery, The Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid, June 4, 2008


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

La Som­bra y el asom­bro, Juan Anto­nio Molina, July 18, 2007

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

Abelardo Morell at Bonni Ben­rubi, Art in Amer­ica, Edward Leff­in­g­well, March, 2007

Cul­ture Watch : Upside Down and Inside Out, Depar­tures, Vince Aletti, March/April, 2007


An Audio Inter­view with Abelardo Morell, Lens Cul­ture, 2006

Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, Octo­ber 23, 2006

Best In Show, The Vil­lage Voice, R.C. Baker, Octo­ber 12, 2006

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

The Library of Water, Exit Mag­a­zine Ivan de la Nuez, 2006 — and en Español

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

The Glob­al­ist Photo Gallery: Abelardo Morell,, 2006


Beelden uit de baar­moeder, Obser­va­to­rium, Arno Hai­jtema, 2005, in Dutch

Cars, boats, babes — but is it art?, Boston Phoenix Jef­frey Gantz, 2005

Nat­ural Won­ders, San Diego Union-Tribune Robert Pin­cus, 2005

Una pàgina con vis­tas, Revista de Cul­tura Lat­eral, Fer­ran Mateo, 2005

Favorite Books of 2005, L.A. Times, Geoff Dyer, 2005

Intro­duc­tion to Abelardo Morell – by Richard Wood­ward, Phaidon Press, 2005 in Eng­lish, en Español, en Français auf Deutsch, in Ital­iano

Renais­sance of Won­der, Chicago Tri­bune Alan G. Art­ner, 2005

Worlds Turned Upside Down, Chicago Reader, Stephen Long­mire, 2005

Sur­pris­ing Mon­u­ments, Boston Phoenix Christo­pher Mil­lis, 2005

Grand Images Through a Tiny Open­ing, Photo Dis­trict News, Christo­pher D. Ring­wald, 2005


About Time –Abelardo Morell at Bonni Ben­rubi Gallery, The New Yorker, 2004

Cam­era Obscura Book Review, Sci­en­tific Amer­i­can, 2004

Intro­duc­tion to Cam­era Obscura by Luc Sante, Bullfinch Press, 2004

After­word, Cam­era Obscura — Abelardo Morell, 2004

Real­ism Magico Cotid­i­anoE Car­los Espinosa Dominguez, 2004

Spir­its Emerge in Black and White, Sun Sen­tinel, Florida Matt Schudel, 2004

Essay from the Solo Exhibit at the Frost Art Museum of FIU Andy Grund­berg, 2004, en Español, en Por­tuguese


Artist Interview, Identity Theory, Robert Birnbaum, January 2, 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

Art vs. Ideas: Two Approaches to Pho­tograph­ing Books, OP Mag­a­zine — Bill Jay, 2003


A Book of Books Review, Book­fo­rum — Albert Mobilio, 2002

Pref­ace to A Book of Books — Nichol­son Baker, 2002

On Writ­ers and Writ­ing; No Frigate Like a Book, New York Times Book Review — Margo Jef­fer­son, 2002


Fol­low­ing Alice through the looking-glass, Tema Celeste Con­tem­po­rary Art Mag­a­zine — Pierre De Roo, 2000

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


Where Child’s Play and Just Plain Facts Ren­dezvous on Film, New York Times Sun­day — Deb­o­rah Weis­gall, 1999

Abelardo Morell: Take One, The Photo ReviewApril Pilz, 1999

Abelardo Morell: Take Two, The Photo Review – Nancy Brokaw,1999


Essay from Face to Face: Pho­tographs at the Gard­ner Museum Jen­nifer R. Gross, 1998

Essay from Face to Face: Pho­tographs at the Gard­ner Museum Charles Simic, 1998

Pic­tured Pages, Cleve­land Museum of Art — Tom E. Hin­son, 1998

Morell turns the Gard­ner into Play­ful Art, The Boston Sun­day Globe — Chris­tine Temin, 1998

Photography’s Mul­ti­ple Roles: Abelardo Morell, The Museum of Con­tem­po­rary Pho­tog­ra­phy — Eug­ina Parry, 1998


Pro­fes­sor John McKee’s Pre­sen­ta­tion of an Hon­orary Doc­tor of Fine Arts Degree to Abelardo Morell, Bow­doin Col­lege, 1997

Remarks by Abelardo Morell Upon Receiv­ing an Hon­orary Doc­tor of Fine Arts Degree, Bow­doin Col­lege Cam­pus News, 1997


Abelardo Morell at the Boston Anthenaeum, Art In Amer­ica — Ann Wil­son Lloyd, 1996

The Big Pic­ture, The New Yorker — Mark Singer, 1996


Intro­duc­tion to A Cam­era in a Room: Pho­tographs by Abelardo MorellRichard B. Wood­ward, 1995 

You Can Judge Morell’s Books by Their Cov­ers, The Boston Globe — Chris­tine Temin, 1995

Review of Bonni Ben­rubi Gallery Exhibit, Art­fo­rum — David Levi Strauss, 1995


New Photography 10, Museum of Modern Art, Press Release, 1994

View With a Room, Mirabella — Richard B. Wood­ward, 1994