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Mate Museo Mario Testino, Lima

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
Mate Museo Mario Testino offers insight into the work and world of this famous fashion photographer. Now converted into a gallery, the art deco colonial style building displays the black-and-white portraits of Princess Diana that made Testino famous, next to photos of Peruvians wearing traditional costumes. See other portraits of Madonna, Kate Moss, and Giselle Bündchen, as well as the group photographs that the artist--surrounded with friends and family from his earliest childhood--remains particularly proud of. Apart from the permanent display featuring Testino's works, the museum often organizes contemporary exhibits of foreign artists. With our world travel planner, Lima attractions like Mate Museo Mario Testino can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I loved every picture. I really like Mario Testino work and he is on my top favorites photographers on the world 
  • The privilege than ones of the photographer famaosos is Peruvian, has its own museum with certain very select exquisites. In the District of Barranco a Bohemian but to all that friendly.
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  • We planned a visit to MATE this afternoon and arrived to discover that it is closed for renovation. A member of staff working on the building advised us that it will re open to the general public on T...  read more »
  • Testino's work is truly unique and captivating.
  • If you're a fan of photography, then this is definitely worth your time. Once inside you'll recognize many works all by this same artist, excellent work.
  • And don't miss the salon Diana
  • Exhibition of testino is good, very good, and the Museum is very well armed.
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  • It is small but nice, a bit of the art of Mario, hopefully and shows more of his work to the public
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