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Alex Majoli
Italian, b. 1971
Oct 30, 2013
The beginning and the end of the harvest.
The importance of olive oil to the people of the Mediterranean is reflected in their writings and even their laws. The Greek poet Homer called it “liquid gold.” The Greek philosopher Democritus believed a diet of honey and olive oil could allow a man to live to be a hundred, an extremely old age in a time where life expectancy hovered around forty years. In... More...
Apr 10, 2013
Photographers, like many artists of all mediums, often use their work as more than just an outlet of self-expression, but also as a vehicle for exploration of the nature of reality. Alex Majoli says that his recent body of work from Milan was born out of a concept inspired by the Luigi Pirandello quote, "Our spirit consists of fragments." It's a somewhat abstract existential sentiment, but one that... More...
Dec 31, 2012
I cannot find the words that describe the profound sorrow I feel in my heart since I lost my dear friend Gigi. Founder and owner of Trolley Books.
He was a one of a kind force of nature unlike any person I have ever met in my life and the life of all other friend of mine in Magnum.
In moments of doubt, I would ask myself: What would Gigi do?
The enormous archive of crazy, emotional, happy and sometimes... More...
Jul 16, 2012
Red Raw Shrimps

The Gambero Rosso del Mediterraneo, lives between 200 and 1000 m beneath the sea and eats mainly decomposed animal and vegetable organisms. It lives in the Mediterranean Sea, especially near the Sicilian coast.

This is the way I prefer to eat this amazing crustacean:
straight from the fishing boat (the product has to be super fresh), take out the bottom part of the shell and keep... More...
Jun 26, 2012
Morsi, who defeated his rival, former Mubarak premier Ahmed Shafiq, with 51.7 per cent of the vote, quickly moved to allay domestic and international concerns over the Islamists' victory in the Arab world's most populous country.

After being announced as the winner on Sunday, Morsi in a speech vowed to be president to all Egyptians and appealed for national unity. More...