Author : Thierry-Maxime Loriot
Bilingual French - English
The retrospective on the fashion designer Thierry Mugler
presented at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs brings together more than
150 outfits made between 1977 and 2014, in addition to
numerous unpublished archive documents and sketches.
It reveals the multiple universes of this
artistic figure - visionary couturier, director
director, photographer and perfumer - by revisiting his
revisiting his ready-to-wear and haute couture creations.
haute couture creations.
The catalog that accompanies the exhibition presents the main sections and reproduces a selection of photographs signed by the greatest artists who have surrounded Thierry Mugler throughout his career - Helmut Newton, Peter Knapp, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, David LaChapelle, Stéphane Sednaoui, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Jean-Paul Goude, Pierre & Gilles, Patrice Stable, Inez & Vinoodh, to name a few - most of which are unpublished. They are complemented by views of the exhibition scenography.