Mario Testino Portraits (London) Reviews
Description:Mario Testino is one of the outstanding photographers of his generation, and is perhaps best known for his much ... more
Newest Review: ... is just a touch laughable, the posturing and posing, but then one recalls this is fashion photography designed to sell an assortment of cosmetics, clothes, perfumes, and ultimately the myth of a lifestyle that these products promise. Collectively, the portrayals--the promise--is of a world of glamour and beauty, an image of life in the fast lane where beauty flows naturally and without ... more
Customer Mario Testino Portraits (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 25/05/02, updated on 28/05/02 (Very useful, 414 readings)
There is something genuinely disappointing about this show. After having spent the better part of two hours looking at photographs of some of the world's most beautiful people, I left feeling anything but enlivened and inspired. On the contrary, the feeling was one marked more by apathy and emptiness, if not even a nagging oppression, than any sense of meaning or fulfillment. Mario Testino has become the photographer of choice for today's jet-set. Having arrived in London from his native Peru in the late '70's, he quickly established an international reputation as one of the world's most highly acclaimed fashion photographers. His ... Read the complete review
by - written on 21/02/02, updated on 26/09/02
I’ve had a naked David Ginola and Robbie Williams with his keks (knickers) off in the same room and only for £4.Bargain. Sadly hundreds of other women have too, some at the same time as me.Oh and so have some men. Unfortunately they were both two-dimensional, but it didn’t stop me looking. Robbie and David were part of Mario Testinos exhibition in The National Portrait Gallery. Mario WHO? I’d never heard of Mario Testino until the Omnibus programme about him a month ago, his life and the forthcoming exhibition ‘Portraits’ in the National Portrait Gallery. You might not of heard of him too, but if you have leafed ... Read the complete review
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