Abelardo Morell : A Street Photographer

1738 Words Aug 7th, 2015 7 Pages
Angel Williams
Professor George
ART4710
7 August 2015
Abelardo Morell: A Street Photographer
The paper will explore Abelardo Morell’s life, photographic career, and discusses how the Camera falls into his career. Also, this paper will include an art critic review of his artworks. Abelardo Morell is a renowned Cuban-born photographer in the field of Contemporary photography, known for his invention working methods, including the use of a Camera Obscura that represented by Edwynn Houk Gallery in New York City. He took the Camera Obscura out of the past and bring it toward the future. This paper hopes to give a reader an understanding of Abelardo Morell and Camera Obscura.
Abelardo Morell was born in Havana, Cuba on September 17, 1948 and raised in New York City. he was migrated with his parents to the United States and settling in New York in the year of 1962. However, he lived in Miami, Florida, where he taught himself how to speak the English because he had a hard time to familiarizing to the American culture during his early teen years (e.g. see fig.1). In the year of 1967, he graduated from public high school. During that time, he won a scholarship to Bowdin College in Brunswick, Maine. In the year of 1977, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.
At age 14, Abelardo Morell realizes that he discovers his passion of photography through the photography books or magazines at his uncle 's house. According to the National Geographic…
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