Mario Testino: East
February 4, 2020
Hamiltons presented Mario Testino: East, 19 November 2019 - 7 February 2020, an exhibition of new photography by the renowned fashion and portrait photographer Mario Testino. Featuring 18 prints, the collection comprises two subject matters; Japanese flowers on lustrous golden screens and vividly tattooed men, intricately entwined. Through the distinctive lens of Testino, these dazzling images capture two Japanese traditions at their most vibrant. The flower still lifes are inspired by traditional ‘Ukiyo-e’, or “pictures of the floating world”, one of the most admired genres of Japanese art and typically...