Abelardo Morell was born in Havana, Cuba in 1948. He immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1962. Morell received his undergraduate degree in 1977 from Bowdoin College and an MFA from The Yale University School of Art in 1981. In 1997 he received an honorary degree from Bowdoin College.
From The Ground Up :: The Tent Photos of Abelardo Morell, is currently on display at the Stephen Daiter Gallery here in Chicago.
A brief description of the show:
Hallucinatory in their beauty, these elegant composites of the solid and perceived – of the concrete and the conceptual – of the sky and the earth, comprise the new exhibition by the well-known and endlessly inquisitive photographer, Abelardo Morell.
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