For a Good Time, by Kaari Upson, ready to be hung at Sotheby's (Getty)

    Gallery: Mario Testino at Sotheby’s

    8 September 2017

    Mario Testino is selling off artworks from his private collection in a sale at Sotheby’s, London. The sale of pieces owned by the legendary Peruvian fashion photographer, entitled Shake It Up, features art by Chris Ofili, Gilbert & George, Wolfgang Tillmans and many more. There will be a live auction on September 13, as well as an online auction. An exhibition of the pieces that are up for sale is open to the public at Sotheby’s HQ in New Bond Street from today until Wednesday. It is hoped the sale will raise around £10 million, with the money going to Testino’s non-profit museum, Museo MATE, in Lima. See below for a selection of the artworks from the collection. For more information, including exhibition opening times, go here.

    Three Aerialists by Verne Dawson (Getty)

    Technicians prepare Lassie/Pizza by Urs Fischer (Getty)

    I 28 by Albert Oehlen (Getty)

    Kehinde Wiley’s St Francis goes up on the wall (Getty)

    Untitled by Richard Prince (2012)

    Untitled, from the Benidorm series, by Martin Parr

    Eclipse by Wolfgang Tillmans

    Cry Laughing by Sam Taylor-Wood

    The Wall (1986) by
    Gilbert & George

    Dancers in Blue (2006) by Chris Ofili