Mario Testino was born in Lima, Peru. In 1976, after completing his studies in Peru, he arrived in London to pursue a career in photography.
Testino has become one of the world's most well known and celebrated fashion photographers. His work has been featured across the globe in magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and V and he has crafted and contributed to the imagery of leading fashion houses such as Burberry, Gucci, Versace, Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, Salvatore Ferragamo, Estee Launder, Hugo Boss, Miu Miu, Shiseido and Michael Kors, among many others. Mario Testino has had many successful exhibitions in galleries and museums around the world.
In 2002 The National Portrait Gallery in London staged the landmark exhibition “Portraits” by Mario Testino that to date remains their most successful exhibit.
Mario Testino has also received royal commissions including The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, Prince Harry, Diana Princess of Wales, The Duke of Kent, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Prince Nikolaos of Greece and many others.
Kate Moss, Signed Limited Edition Prints and Artwork from Mario Testino at Hang-Up Contemporary, the UK's fastest growing online Contemporary Art Gallery.