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Exhibition: The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk | Exhibition on view: November 13, 2011-February 12, 2012 | Exhibition Location: Dallas Museum of Art; dma.org

Exhibition: The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk | Exhibition on view: November 13, 2011-February 12, 2012 | Exhibition Location: Dallas Museum of Art; dma.org

Since its opening in 2011 at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the haute couture and prêt-à-porter designs in “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: from the Sidewalk to the Catwalk” have been electrifying audiences in Montreal, Stockholm, Brooklyn, and Dallas—and now, London.

Designer: Jean Paul Gaultier | Two Ensembles; Group | Fall/Winter 1994-1995 | Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art; metmuseum.org

Designer: Jean Paul Gaultier | Two Ensembles; Group | Fall/Winter 1994-1995 | Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art; metmuseum.org

I had the opportunity to see the exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum this past March. I’m no fashionista, but I could certainly appreciate the craftsmanship and creativity of an absurdly talented artist. Credit is also due to the curator, Thierry-Maxime Loriot. I admittedly rarely read museum labels, but I was so impressed and eager to learn more that I read all of the wall text. All of it.

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Salvador Dalí | Cybernetic Lobster Telephone from Imaginations and Objects of the Future | 1976 | Image © Dallas Museum of Art | © Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, VEGAP, 2006

Salvador Dalí | Cybernetic Lobster Telephone from Imaginations and Objects of the Future | 1976 | Image © Dallas Museum of Art | © Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, VEGAP, 2006

The Dallas Museum of Art has collaborated with ARTstor to make 2,751 additional images available in the Digital Library and in the Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) program. The release includes images of works by artists such as Thomas Hart Benton, Pierre Bonnard, Charles T. Bowling, Salvador Dalí, Eugène Delacroix, Albrecht Dürer, William Hogarth, Wassily Kandinsky, Rockwell Kent, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Richard Lindner, Reginald Marsh, Henri Matisse, Robert Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Rauschenberg, Rembrandt, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Robert Smithson, and more. This brings the current total of available images from the Museum’s collection to approximately 4,200 images. (more…)

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