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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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Tokyo Dandies

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Dan Bailey and Joe Kazuaki set out to capture Japan’s ‘lost generation’. Almost 10 years since that move, their creative platform, Tokyo Dandy, is the leading tastemaker on Japanese culture at home and abroad.

A Study Of Undressed

A Study Of Undressed

Amid the larger-than-life nude icons of Mario Testino Undressed, now showing at the Helmut Newton Foundation, an art historian and a psychiatrist take a walk. Matthias Harder and Manfred Spitzer, the respective historian and psychiatrist, both contributed to the catalogue text for Mario’s landmark exhibition in Berlin.

Celia Hempton

Celia Hempton

Full-frontal, and fully aware of it, Celia Hempton’s pastel-toned paintings are a sight to behold. Galleries from Auckland to Paris have hosted the London-based artist’s collections, exposing them to an audience as diverse as the body types she depicts.

India, Adorned

India, Adorned

The MARIOTESTINO+ special issue of Vogue India drew the Mira Mira team to Jaipur, Delhi and Samode Village, as they encountered the dizzying colours and distinct palette of each Indian centre.