T his September in London, Sotheby's is pleased to present a unique auction takeover collaboration with Mario Testino. As one of the most celebrated photographers of our time, this project will look beyond Testino's enigmatic images that have shaped contemporary culture and reveal the artist as collector, patron and collaborator.
Mario Testino: In the Art World You Have to be Puzzled
Auctions and ExhibitionsGeorge Wachter on Artemisia Gentileschi Susanna and the Elders & Portrait of a seated lady
Auctions and ExhibitionsCalvine Harvey on Anne Vallayer-Coster's Still life of flowers
Auctions and ExhibitionsMolly Harrington on Rachel Ruysch's Still life of carnations, hibiscus, morning glories
Over a series of live and online auctions, a curated group of paintings, photographs, works on paper and sculpture, from some of the most important artists of the last two decades will be offered in support of Museo Mario Testino, MATE.
In 2012 Mario Testino established the not-for-profit Museo MATE in Lima to promote and support local and global culture in Peru.
Proceeds from the auction will go toward the expansion of the centre’s programme of exhibitions, residencies and education initiatives, ensuring its success in the future.
Auctions in London
Exhibition in London
Fri, 08 Sep 17 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM BST
Sat, 09 Sep 17 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM BST
Sun, 10 Sep 17 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM BST
Mon, 11 Sep 17 | 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
Tue, 12 Sep 17 | 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
Wed, 13 Sep 17 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM BST
Highlights from the London Sales