Jean Paul Gaultier
exhibition in NY

Adv Jean Paul Gaultier spring summer 1992



The Brooklyn Museum is the only East Coast venue for The

Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk

to the Catwalkthe first international exhibition from

October 25th,2013 to February 23rd, 2014.


This multimedia exhibition is organized around seven themes

tracing the influences on Gaultier’s development,from the

streets of Paris to the cinema, since he emerged as a designer

in the 1970s. It features approximately 140 haute couture and

prêt-à-porter ensembles, from the designer’s earliest to his

most recent collections, many of which are displayed on custom

mannequins with interactive faces created by high-definition

audiovisual projections. Accessories, sketches,stage costumes,

excerpts from films, and documentation of runway shows,

concerts, and dance performances, as well as photographs by

fashion photographers and contemporary artists who stepped

into Gaultier’s world, explore how his avant-garde designs

challenge societal, gender, and aesthetic codes in unexpected ways.



The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk

to the Catwalk is organized by the Montreal Museum of Fine

Arts, in collaboration with Maison Jean Paul Gaultier, Paris.

The exhibition is curated by Thierry-Maxime Loriot of the MMFA.

The Brooklyn presentation is coordinated by Lisa Small,

Curator of Exhibitions, Brooklyn Museum.






Skecthes for Madonna costumes for Blond Ambition World Tour, 1989–90



JEAN PAUL GAULTIER spring summer 2007



JEAN PAUL GAULTIER spring summer 2013



Victoria Abril in Kika directed by Pedro Almodóvar, 1993




Laetitia Casta, Vladimir McCary, Jenny Shimizu by Ellen Von Unwerth 



JEAN PAUL GAULTIER wedding dress spring summer 2008



Pedro Almodóvar, Victoria Abril e Jean Paul Gaultier