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Dutch Magazine: A Legacy

Dutch Magazine: A Legacy

In light of Mario’s latest work for Holiday Magazine, Mira Mira looks back to another cult favourite, the legacy of 90s fashion bible Dutch Magazine, with this exclusive archival imagery.

Making Monsters

Making Monsters

Where do Birdman, Hellboy and a werewolf live? Within the LA studios of Spectral Motion, the animatronics and effects studio behind much of Hollywood’s monster magic.

Maestros de la Fotografía

Maestros de la Fotografía

MATE's Maestros de la Fotografía series is a special showcase for masters of contemporary photography. Two experts of contemporary photography, Juan Mulder and Jorge Villacorta, discuss the series in this exclusive talk.

That’s Amore

That’s Amore

Venice is a city of surprises. Few cities boast such mysterious passageways, vibrant artistry and liveliness - all contained amid an architectural marvel of design.

Bodega MATE

Bodega MATE

Watch as Mira Mira goes inside Bodega MATE with Marina Testino, and Creative Director Monica Sordo, to sample some of its best offerings.

Tortoise General Store

Tortoise General Store

Every product in Tortoise General Store has a story – as do its owners. Adding a touch of Tokyo to Venice Beach, Tortoise specializes in homeware with a history, with its distinct aesthetic and refined palette landing well with the locals.

Framing History

Framing History

Helmut Newton is among Mario Testino’s, his inimitable style and stylized nudity shaping a generation. Joined by Curator of the Helmut Newton Foundation, Matthias Harder, the pair walk through the landscape of bodies on display.

New Visions

New Visions

In a recent art supplement for Vogue Netherlands and the Rijksmuseum, Mario selected works from the collection that had inspired him. Now, viewing Mario’s archive through the prism of the Dutch greats, the museum’s General Director, Taco Dibbits, draws out fresh insights from the canvases, lending a new perspective to both.

Laid Bare

Laid Bare

To coincide with Dia dos Namorados, Mira Mira unveils this exclusive gallery of nudes, featuring young Brazilian stars, shot by Mario Testino.

Rio Undressed

Rio Undressed

The lucid, dreamlike appeal of Rio affects its inhabitants in different ways. Mira Mira unveils these never-before-seen shots, directly from Mario's archive.

Alan Poma: Enemy Of The Stars

Alan Poma: Enemy Of The Stars

Some artists tread softly, others speak loudly; Alan Poma has a language all of his own. There’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ Alan Poma work, as his works of art meld opera with science; sound with dizzying visuals.

Me And You

Me And You

In 2015, at the Annet Gelink Gallery in Amsterdam, the complementary works of Mario Testino and Ed van der Elsken were brought together for an exhibition – Me and You.

The Path Of Punk

The Path Of Punk

As a revolt against the glitz of disco and the corporate glory of the 80s, the studs and spikes of punk found their way into some of fashion’s most renowned collections. But how did punk come so far?

Picasso – A Reflection

Picasso – A Reflection

Ready for your tour? Great art deserves your full attention, so we sneaked past the crowds and stepped behind the scenes at the National Portrait Gallery, for their 'Picasso Portraits' exhibition. Accompanied by Gallery Director Nicholas Cullinan, Mira Mira has your guided tour.

Paris Photo – Exposed

Paris Photo – Exposed

Paris Photo is the most important art fair in the world for photography. Now in its 20th year, the fair sees exhibitors from all over the world come together under the soaring glass roof of the Grand Palais.

MATE: A Cultural Vision

MATE: A Cultural Vision

When Mario Testino opened MATE in Lima in 2012, it was an exercise in sharing a previously very private passion. There has been a broad trend in the museum world to make art what it traditionally never was; accessible.

Hamidou Maiga: A Nomadic Life

Hamidou Maiga: A Nomadic Life

West African studio photography has a look and feel specific to the country. With its depiction of vibrant costumes, the varying swagger and intimacy of its sitters, the imagery could come from nowhere else.

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Go See

Go See

Our go-see series sees MARIOTESTINO+ Fashion and Trends Creative, Verity Pemberton, share her polaroids and profiles of London’s most exciting upcoming talent.

Holiday Through The Past

Holiday Through The Past

Mira Mira asked Franck Durand, editor of Holiday Magazine, to select his ten favourite Mario images - we then paired them with corresponding quotes from the cities’ vintage Holiday issues.

Holiday On Holiday

Holiday On Holiday

For your next weekend in Denmark, set aside the guidebooks and maps. To show us the city at its best, Mira Mira asked the stars from Mario’s takeover of Holiday magazine to list their secret spots, date locales, and restaurant recommendations.

Mario Testino: Shake It Up

Mario Testino: Shake It Up

Partnering with Sotheby's, Mario is auctioning over 300 pieces from his diverse personal collection, to benefit MATE - Museo Mario Testino in Lima. Here, Mario shares his top ten highlights, exclusively for Mira Mira.