dinsdag 26 november 2013

Mario Testino: Private View by Mario Testino (Boek)

The photographer who can do it all
If photography had a royal family, Mario Testino would be its reigning prince. So omnipresent is he at major magazine shoots and A-list events—an insider if ever there was one—that the mere mention of his name evokes a rush of adrenalin in anyone that cares, even a bit, about the worlds of fashion and celebrity. He is, too a terrific portraitist (frequently of real Royals), and what this book brings together is a smashing selection of his best studio work with gorgeous examples of his candid shots. Elizabeth Hurley perched on a piano wrapping her legs around Elton John, anyone? A beaming Gwyneth Paltrow clutching her freshly-won Oscar? Diana, Princess of Wales, and her handsome sons? Yes, please. A selection of Testino’s best recent advertising and fashion works rounds out this luscious and stupendously heterogeneous array, begging the question: does Mario Testino ever sleep?

Contributing authors: Graydon Carter, Jennifer Allen, and Patrick Kinmonth.

Published on the occasion of the 2012 exhibition of the same name at the Today Art Museum in Beijing, China.
About the Author
The artist:
Peruvian-born Mario Testino travels extensively shooting for Vanity Fair, American, British, and French Vogue. Other clients include Burberry, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Michael Kors. His solo exhibitions have shown in galleries worldwide, and his work is held in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery and V&A Museum in London, and others.

http://www.amazon.com/Mario-Testino-Private-View/dp/3836539489/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1349874545&sr=1-1&keywords=mario+testino+private+view

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