Sexy, famous, beautifula Testino portrait is as unmistakeable as his subject. MARIO TESTINO: PORTRAITS features the cream of the crop in our celebrity-obsessed age: Naomi Campbell, Jude Law, Kate Moss, Gwyneth Paltrowthose whose names have become the hallmarks, almost the logos, of the fashion world. Testinos relationship with his subjects is simply and succinctly summed up by Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue: People love to be photographed by Mario. His innate sense of fashion, which has made him the most sought-after contemporary photographer today, has transformed many of his portraits into icons.
Mario Testino was born in Lima, Peru. His fashion photography appears internationally, from Vogue and Vanity Fair to The Face and V magazine, while his advertising campaigns for Gucci, Calvin Klein, Burberry, Ralph Lauren and others have dominated the language of fashion photography worldwide. His previous books include Alive (Bulfinch, 2001), Front Row/Back Stage (Bulfinch, 2000) and Any Objections.Patrick Kinmouth is a writer and fashion editor as well as a set and costume designer.