Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The Best Thing I Saw This Week: Jean-Paul Gaultier at the Brooklyn Museum
In an enormous and beautifully presented collection of Jean-Paul Gaultier’s work, the Brooklyn Museum transports visitors to the dreamlike world of Gaultier’s imagination.
Dimly-lit rooms with padded, quilted walls displays Gaultier’s earlier, romantic designs, like the intricate ribbon dress below:
A makeshift Red-Light District exhibits the bondage-inspired designs for which the designer became well-known: