Can't you wait till I'm finished eating?

Below is a series of photographs by Davide Luciano called Meals Interrupted. They juxtapose the splendor of extravagant meals with jarring, sometimes sickening interruptions.

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A princess party is interrupted by a rain storm.

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A food fight at a potluck.

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A picnic is overrun (overflown?) by bees.

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A mobster’s Italian dinner is interrupted by a hit man.

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An unfinished lobster dinner in the aftermath of a house fire.

All of the elements in these photos, including the bees, were arranged for real on an actual set, with the exception of the dead mobster’s blood. That’s just ketchup, obviously.

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