Tag Archive: MATE

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.

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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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.

Tokyo Dandies

Tokyo Dandies

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.

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.