VIDEO: Jean Paul Gaultier on New Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum, Opening 10/25
To mark the opening at the Brooklyn Museum on October 25 of the The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, a short video has just been released about the exhibition, which will be on view through February 23, 2014. Featuring Jean Paul Gaultier speaking about the Brooklyn presentation and top model and Gaultier muse Karlie Kloss earing his iconic designs, it was directed by Stéphane Sednaoui, the noted French photographer, director, and producer. Check out the video below!
The Brooklyn Museum is the only East Coast venue for this critically acclaimed international exhibition of the work of the celebrated French couturier, who has shaped the look of contemporary fashion for the last four decades with his avant-garde designs. Already seen by more than 900,000 visitors in North American and Europe, the theatrically staged show offers a dazzling display of Gaultier's most daring creations. Included in the Brooklyn presentation is important material not exhibited in previous stops on the tour.
Tickets, which include general admission to the Museum in addition to entrance to the Gaultier exhibition, are available at firstname.lastname@example.org and at the Visitor Center in the Museum's lobby. The cost is $15 for adults, $10 for students with valid ID and adults 62 and over, and $10 for corporate Members. The exhibition is free for Members and children under 12. Members will also have access to the Members Preview and Reception on Thursday, October 24, enjoy private viewing hours from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday in November, receive free tickets for family and friends depending on Membership level, and be able to purchase discounted ticketed for additional guests.
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.