5 October 2016
Abelardo Morell (B. 1948)
Detail of Book Damaged by Water, 2001
gelatin silver print, mounted on aluminum
image: 46 1/4 x 58 1/2 in. (117.5 x 148.6 cm.)
overall: 60 x 72 in. (152.4 x 182.9 cm.)
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Nicholson Baker, A Book of Books, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 2002, pp. 76-77.
Richard B. Woodward, Abelardo Morell, Phaidon, London, 2005, p. 87.
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