7 photographs by Alex Majoli

WEDNESDAY: (Photographic) ART

Quentin Tarantino by Alex Majoli

Cécile de France by Alex Majoli

Anouk Aimée by Alex Majoli

Ian McKellen by Alex Majoli

Nanni Moretti by Alex Majoli

 

Souleymane Cisse by Alex Majoli

Aki Kaurismaki by Alex Majoli

Presenting: “One Jump”. A series of photos by Magnum photographer Alex Majoli from the 2007 Cannes Festival, commissioned to celebrate the festival’s 60th anniversary. Majoli dubs the staging of the black and white photographs — featuring actors, actresses and other celebrities leaping against an all-white backdrop — a tribute to Philip Halsman, a “cult photographer” from the 1960s known for his “Jumpology” series, which aimed to strip celebrities of their artifice.

And next Wednesday post… will be introducing the originals: Philip Halsman’s Jumpology.

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