Photographer Mario Testino Exhibits His Works at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum


MADRID.- From 21 September the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting for the first time in Spain the work of the Peruvian photographer Mario Testino. The exhibition Todo o Nada brings together 54 photographs that reveal the two opposing concepts to be found in his work, fashion and the nude. These concepts are present both in his better known activities as a fashion photographer, including the images that he has created for Vogue, Vanity Fair, V Magazine, Allure and The Face, as well as in his more personal creations, including a number of unpublished photographs specially taken for this exhibition. All combine analogue photography with the latest digital technology. For Mario Testino, the essence of the exhibition lies in contemplating the process and implications involved in the act of removing one’s clothes to become naked: “a voyage from haute couture to nudity, including the intermediary process that implies