Camera Obscura Image of La Giraldilla de la Habana in Room under Construction (Camera Obscura Image of La Giraldilla de la Habana in room with Broken Wall)

Abelardo Morell, American, born 1948

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2002

Gelatin silver print (mounted on aluminum support)

6/15

Sight: 31 1/2 in. (80 cm)

Sight: 39 3/4 in. (100.9 cm)

Frame: 43 11/16 × 51 3/4 in. (111 × 131.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Olivia H. Parker and John O. Parker ‘58 Acquisition Fund, the Contemporary Art Fund, the William S. Rubin Fund, and the Fund for Contemporary Photography

PH.2003.71

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

21st century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Course History

SART 29/SART 75, Photography 1/Photography 3, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2020

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Fall 2019

SART 29, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Summer 2019

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Spring 2019

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Winter 2015

SART 29, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Summer 2014

SART 29, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2014

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Winter 2014

GOVT 7, Politics and Culture of Cuba, Lisa Baldez, Winter 2014

SART 29, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Summer 2013

SART 30, SART 75, Photography II, III, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2013

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2013

GOVT 7, Politics of Cuba, Lisa Baldez, Winter 2013

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 29-October 10, 2004.

Focus on Photography, Works from 1950 to Today, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 13-March 8, 2009.

Cuba on the Verge: An Island in Transition, 6 June-31 August 2003, International Center for Photography, New York.

A Space for Dialogue 72, Escaping the Moment, Seeing Time in Photography, Chanon (Kenji) Praepipatmongkol, Class of 2013, Mellon Special Project Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 18-September 23, 2012.

Publication History

T. McCoy, ed., Cuba on the Verge: An Island in Transition, Boston: Bullfinch Press, 2003, repr. pp. 90-91.

S. Boxer, "A Harsh Romance in a Land of Ruins and Revolution," Havana Journal, July 2003.

Emily Shubert Burke, Focus on Photography, Works for 1950 to Today, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p. 7, no. 6.

E. Leffingwell, "Photography: Focus on Cuba," in Art in America, Nov. 2003, p. 67.

Chanon (Kenji) Praepipatmongkol, A Space for Dialogue 72, Escaping the Moment, Seeing Time In Photography, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. cover.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.207, no.267.

Published References

D. Gaston, Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye (San Diego: Museum of Photographic Arts, 1998). C . Simic, et al., Abelardo Morell-Face to Face: Photographs at the Isabella Steward Gardener Museum (Hanover: University Press of New England, 1999).

Provenance

Artist; Bonni Benrubi Gallery, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2003.

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