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.
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.
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.