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Alex Majoli
Italian, b. 1971 (Member)
It didn't took so long before we decided to burn the sofa that Andy brought 7 years ago in Cesura. It was dirty, ugly, smelly, rotten in any sense, but Andy with all his determination was sleeping there every time he was coming to the "office".
We had a wonderful night on the bank's of the tidone river remembering our friend killed by a mortar on May 25th (same day Capa died) near Donetsk , and Read full story
Featured Essays
Oct 30, 2019
To commemorate the beginning of the 2019 Venice Biennale, French luxury house Dior and the Venetian Heritage Foundation hosted the Tupelo Ball, an opulent "party of the century" that has been held in Venice since 1951 and attracts some of the world's most famous art and fashion luminaries. Alex Majoli photographed Dior jewelry at the ball throughout the halls of Venice's Palazzo Labia, a location that... More...
From the Archive
Sep 18, 2019
In 2016, Alex Majoli traveled to Tokyo to photograph artist and writer Yayoi Kusama in her Shinjuku studio. Throughout her career, she has worked in a wide variety of media, including painting, collage, scat sculpture, performance art, and environmental installations, most of which exhibit her thematic interest in psychedelic colors, repetition, and pattern. Kusama is also a published novelist and... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 26, 2019
For eight years and across several continents, Alex Majoli has been photographing events and non-events. Political demonstrations, humanitarian emergencies, and quiet moments of everyday life. What holds all these images together is a sense of theatre. A sense that we are all actors, all playing the parts that history and circumstance demand of us. Majoli’s photographs result from his own performance.... More...
Jan 23, 2019
Magnum Live Lab/19 is the first experimental laboratory of the international photographic agency Magnum to be held in Russia.
The idea of the Live Lab which has already taken place in Paris, London, and Shenzhen is to open up the creative process of making, editing and presenting a photographic project for an audience. It is also a collaborative process between the photographers — Thomas Dworzak (Germany),... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 6, 2018
American fashion designer Virgil Abloh became Louis Vuitton’s artistic director for menswear in March. He’s the first black man and American from outside of New York to reach this respected post. Abloh’s work is generally classified as luxury streetwear, a style he developed under his Milan-based brand, Off-White.

In June Alex Majoli photographed Abloh at Louis Vuitton’s Paris headquarters and at... More...