The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

, 'Jean Paul Gaultier,' , Brooklyn Museum

Rainer Torrado

Jean Paul Gaultier

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'One of the designs in Jean Paul Gaultier’s women's ready-to-wear spring-summer collection of 2013,' 2013, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

One of the designs in Jean Paul Gaultier’s women's ready-to-wear spring-summer collection of 2013, 2013

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'One of the designs in Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Tribute to Amy Winehouse” women’s haute couture spring-summer collection of 2012,' 2012, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

One of the designs in Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Tribute to Amy Winehouse” women’s haute couture spring-summer collection of 2012, 2012

Brooklyn Museum

, '“Apparitions” gown from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Virgins (or Madonnas)” women’s haute couture spring-summer collection of 2007,' 2007, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

“Apparitions” gown from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Virgins (or Madonnas)” women’s haute couture spring-summer collection of 2007, 2007

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Scene from The Skin I Live In, directed by Pedro Almodóvar,' 2011, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Scene from The Skin I Live In, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, 2011

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Survivors (Laetitia Casta, Vladimir McCary, Jenny Shimizu) (Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Tattoos” women’s spring-summer ready-to-wear collection of 1994),' 1998, Brooklyn Museum

Ellen von Unwerth

Survivors (Laetitia Casta, Vladimir McCary, Jenny Shimizu) (Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Tattoos” women’s spring-summer ready-to-wear collection of 1994), 1998

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, '“Musette” ensemble from John Paul Gaultier’s “Ze Parisienne”  haute couture spring-summer collection of 2002,' 2002, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

“Musette” ensemble from John Paul Gaultier’s “Ze Parisienne” haute couture spring-summer collection of 2002, 2002

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Riding Coat,' 1997-1998, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Riding Coat, 1997-1998

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Sketch of Madonna’s stage costumes for her Blond Ambition World Tour,' 1989-1990, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Sketch of Madonna’s stage costumes for her Blond Ambition World Tour, 1989-1990

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Tanel Bedrossiantz (Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Barbès” women’s ready-to-wear fall-winter collection of 1984–85),' 1992, Brooklyn Museum

Paolo Roversi

Tanel Bedrossiantz (Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Barbès” women’s ready-to-wear fall-winter collection of 1984–85), 1992

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Helen Mirren in Peter Greenaway’s 1989 film The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover,' 1989, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Helen Mirren in Peter Greenaway’s 1989 film The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover, 1989

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Scene from The Skin I Live In, directed by Pedro Almodóvar,' 2011, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Scene from The Skin I Live In, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, 2011

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Untitled (Alek Wek) Numéro, March 2000 (“Dubar” gown from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Romantic India” women’s spring-summer haute couture collection of 2000) Photograph by Karl Lagerfeld,' 2000, Brooklyn Museum

Karl Lagerfeld

Untitled (Alek Wek) Numéro, March 2000 (“Dubar” gown from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Romantic India” women’s spring-summer haute couture collection of 2000) Photograph by Karl Lagerfeld, 2000

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'A design from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Raw and Refined” men’s ready-to-wear spring-summer collection of 1994, as seen at his thirtieth anniversary retrospective runway show, October 2006,' 1994/2006, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

A design from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Raw and Refined” men’s ready-to-wear spring-summer collection of 1994, as seen at his thirtieth anniversary retrospective runway show, October 2006, 1994/2006

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Contact sheet of Jean Paul Gaultier's photographs of Aïtize Hanson,' 1971, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Contact sheet of Jean Paul Gaultier's photographs of Aïtize Hanson, 1971

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Corset-style body suit with garters, worn by Madonna during the “Metropolis” (“Express Yourself”) sequence of the Blond Ambition World Tour,' 1990, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Corset-style body suit with garters, worn by Madonna during the “Metropolis” (“Express Yourself”) sequence of the Blond Ambition World Tour, 1990

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Untitled (“La Mariée” wedding gown from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Mermaids” spring-summer haute couture collection of 2008),' , Brooklyn Museum

Alix Malka

Untitled (“La Mariée” wedding gown from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Mermaids” spring-summer haute couture collection of 2008)

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Milla Jovovich as Leeloo in Luc Besson’s 1997 film The Fifth Element,' 1997, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Milla Jovovich as Leeloo in Luc Besson’s 1997 film The Fifth Element, 1997

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Special Gaultier Exposure Magazine (Jean-Paul Gaultier’s “Rock Stars” men’s ready-to-wear fall-winter collection of 1987–88. Model: Tanel Bedrossiantz),' 1988, Brooklyn Museum

Stéphane Sednaoui

Special Gaultier Exposure Magazine (Jean-Paul Gaultier’s “Rock Stars” men’s ready-to-wear fall-winter collection of 1987–88. Model: Tanel Bedrossiantz), 1988

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'Ad campaign for Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Elegance Contest” and “Casanova at the Gym” women’s and men’s ready-to-wear spring-summer collections of 1992 (Art direction and photography by Gaultier),' 1992, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

Ad campaign for Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Elegance Contest” and “Casanova at the Gym” women’s and men’s ready-to-wear spring-summer collections of 1992 (Art direction and photography by Gaultier), 1992

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York

, 'A design from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “French Cancan” women’s ready-to-wear fall-winter collection of 1991–92, as seen at his thirtieth anniversary retrospective runway show, October 2006,' 1991-92/2006, Brooklyn Museum

Jean Paul Gaultier

A design from Jean Paul Gaultier’s “French Cancan” women’s ready-to-wear fall-winter collection of 1991–92, as seen at his thirtieth anniversary retrospective runway show, October 2006, 1991-92/2006

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, New York