Massimo GURCIULLO born in Sicily (1961). In 1982 he moved to Paris and began his profession. Mainly nudes and portraits represent for many years (more than 30) the main subject of his work.
Exhibits in France, Italy, Spain,Romania, Switzerland. Realizes books of photography, the first "NUDI" presents the nude works of the period 1982-1983
"Portraits Cycle N ° 3" is a handmade artist's book in 100 signed and numbered copies. It is a book about portraits in the studio, an analogical work that GURCIULLO personally prints in the darkroom.
Then comes the 2012 book "Portraits ... 30 ans" which collects the first 30 years of his studio portraits.
In 2013 he leaves the studio and goes into the street with a digital device. After 4 years, the book "Sicily" is published by the Portuguese publisher The Unknown Books.”Sicily # 2” is a new magazine, with annual issue, published by the small publishing house Fototeca Siracusana Libri. Sicily #2 will be released towards the end of 2021.
Since 2013 he is also curator of the photography festival in Sicily in the Fototeca Siracusana gallery in Siracusa (Sicily) and in 2021 the photofestival ESTATE FOTOGRAFIA is in its fifth edition.