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Photographer gets lots of exposure

Local Action Abelardo Morell is up in exhibits and a film at the MFA

Cambridge filmmaker Allie Humenuk (left, with Abelardo Morell in 2003) collected about 150 hours of footage of the photographer while making the documentary ``Shadow of the House.' Cambridge filmmaker Allie Humenuk (left, with Abelardo Morell in 2003) collected about 150 hours of footage of the photographer while making the documentary ``Shadow of the House."
By Leslie Brokaw
September 2, 2007

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Cuban-born and Brookline-based Abelardo Morell has been making photographs since 1969, seven years after he came to the United States as a teenager. He modeled himself at first, he says, after Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, and Henri Cartier-Bresson, creating black-and-white images of people and faces. Years later he found his defining style: creating surrealistic interior shots that overlap the simple ... (Full article: 1111 words)

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