Contemporary Art

Shake It Up: Works from the Mario Testino Collection

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

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.

Mario Testino’s Amazing Art Collecting Journey

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.

Online Auction

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

Editorial Content


Highlights from the London Sales




Mario Testino x Idris Khan


Highlights from Shake It Up / Online


Mario Testino's Collection Tours to Sotheby's Los Angeles


Crossing the Line: Contemporary Paintings from the Testino Collection


Wolfgang Tillmans' Eclipse: A Reflection


Specialist Picks from Shake It Up / Online

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