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The Month Ahead

What to see, read and listen to in November


Perhaps more than any other contemporary fashion photographer, Mario Testino is committed to capturing the beauty of his subjects rather than displaying his own virtuosity. While not averse to artistic flourishes, Testino never loses sight of what’s important: Angelina Jolie’s eyes, David Beckham’s chin. Through Feb. 3, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts showcases Testino’s work with “In Your Face,” the Peruvian-born photographer’s first U.S. show. It takes audacity to attempt to improve on what nature provided Brad Pitt and Nicole Kidman, but Testino manages to pull it off. “I usually try to make my images look like they just exist,” he says, “like no effort was put into it.” NOW OPEN

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