2011 May 12

Kate Winslet to honor Mario Testino in New York

Kate Winslet will honor famed photographer Mario Testino at an upcoming gala in New York marking his stellar 30-year career.

The legendary snapper will be the focus of this year’s El Museo del Barrio Gala and he will receive a lifetime artistic achievement award during the festivities.

Winslet, who has been photographed by Testino several times over the years, will step up to hand the Peruvian photographer a special silver plate inscribed with the names of 30 of his close friends, who will be at the event.

The famous names will include Demi Moore, Julia Roberts, Charlize Theron and Blake Lively, according to New York Post column Page Six.

The event will be held in Manhattan on May 26, 2011.

Source: Contactmusic

2 Comments on “Kate Winslet to honor Mario Testino in New York”

  1. Im sure Ive seen some of Mr Testino’s work without realiising it. I hope some potos come out after this ceremony sounds like a wonderful occasion.

  2. A very significant event! Indeed, Mario Testino master of his craft.
    I think we can expect good completion in the gallery of the site after the ceremony

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