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    Hit (and miss): Mario Testino’s ‘In Your Face’ at the MFA

    Mario Testino’s
    ‘In Your Face’
    at the MFA

    It was a coup: Peruvian photographer Mario Testino agreed to stage his first major museum exhibition — sexy, star-studded fashion snaps as well as royal portraits — at the
    Museum of Fine Arts. Opening night brought Vogue’s Anna Wintour and Hamish Bowles to Boston, along with a parade of leggy models and the biggest names in local art and philanthropic circles. But not
    everyone enjoyed the show. In his
    review, Globe critic Mark Feeney wrote: “The pictures all look like ads for some unmentioned product
    marketed to very rich (if not very
    discriminating) consumers.”

    Christopher Muther can be reached at muther@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @Chris_Muther.