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Morris Engel’s camera featured in Joel Schemowitz’s new book about filmmaking

Morris Engel’s innovative hand-made 35mm camera used for his films is featured in his former associate’s Joel Schlemowitz wonderful new book! Joel is a talented filmmaker, professor at The New School and a new father! Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera is an introductory guide to… Continue reading

Jason E. Hill new book artist as report about PM Newspaper

Thanks to Jason Hill for posting this page from PM today and his quote, Morris Engel and the Consolidated Sign Co. wish you all a very organized Labor Day! Another one of my father’s photo spreads from PM I don’t remember seeing. ARTIST AS REPORTER Weegee, Ad… Continue reading

Morris Engel photograph featured in Netflix TV show “Little Fires Everywhere” March 2020

Morris Engel’s photograph, “Boys with Boombox, NYC, 1983” is included in the new show on Hulu, “Little Fires Everywhere” starring Kerry Washington (Mia) and Reese Witherspoon (Elena). Mia is a photo student in art school, and Engel’s photos are used as her own. Episode 6,… Continue reading

March 5, 2020 – Fifteen year anniversary of Morris Engel’s death…

Morris passed away fifteen years ago today. I’m so glad I can continue to promote his photographs and films all these years later. Here are a few photos…    

Morris Engel included in PROOF Exhibition at Cleveland Museum of Art- February 2020

CLEVELANDART.ORG PROOF: Photography in the Era of the Contact Sheet

Morris Engel photos included in new group exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum in Ft. Worth, Texas – closing summer 2020

New exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas includes Morris Engel’s picture story about a Texas diary family in Buda, Texas, originally photographed for the “How America Lives” series. Photo below: Copyright Morris Engel, Buda, Texas. Dairy Farmer-Rylander Family,… Continue reading

World premiere of “I NEED A RIDE TO CALIFORNIA” Morris Engel’s unreleased feature from 1968 – October 23, 2019

PREMIERE of “Morris Engel’s film I NEED A RIDE TO CALIFORNIA Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7pm at MoMA! Made 51 years ago in 1968. In color, and a film of the times…very different from earlier b/w films made in the 50s. Followed by a… Continue reading

THE DOG LOVER at the Film Forum – May 19, 2019

Morris Engel’s short film THE DOG LOVER is playing as part of the “More Orphans of New York” program at the Film Forum on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 5pm and Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2:30pm.   MORE ORPHANS OF NEW YORK Sunday, May… Continue reading

Morris Engel included in group show at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery – 1947 Simone De Beauvoir in America

                        Beautiiful show at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery , 1947, Simone De Beauvoir in America which includes many APAG member archives including: Esther Bubley, Morris Engel, Sid Grossman, Saul Leiter, Fred Lyon, Wayne Miller,… Continue reading

ASAP FERG posts Morris Engel on his instagram – June 2018

Morris Engel August 9, 2018 ·  One of Zac’s favorite rappers ASAP Ferg posted his grandfather, Morris Engel’s photograph yesterday on Instagram, “Boys with Shades and a Boombox, Street fair, NYC, 1970s” ASAP Ferg has 2.4 million followers and the photo has been shared by 52,000… Continue reading