Thierry Mugler, a life of creation
The exhibition marks the return of this visionary artist to Paris, where his fame began nearly five decades ago. From ready-to-wear and haute couture silhouettes to stage costumes, photographs, films and unpublished archives dating from 1973 to 2014, “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” will showcase the fascinating universe of this creator and his multiple collaborations in the fields of entertainment, music and cinema through its exceptional creations. “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” is an opportunity to discover and rediscover the relevance of this multi-disciplinary artist, who shaped the world of fashion through his creations with sculptural morphologies both futuristic and timeless, and his infinite references, from mythology through Hollywood glamour to architecture. Mugler’s distinctive style transcends fashion, having influenced generations of artists to this very day.
Anniversaire des 20 ans collection,
Haute couture fall/winter 1995-1996
© Patrice Stable
Gisele Bündchen, New York, 2018,
Superstar, Diana Ross collection
Prêt-à-porter spring/summer 1991© Luigi & Iango
Emma Sjöberg Paris, 1992
Directed by Thierry Mugler, Les Cow-boys collection, Prêt-à-porter spring/summer 1992
© Patrice Stable
An exclusive room dedicated to Mugler fragrance history
Exclusively for Paris, Manfred Thierry Mugler himself has imagined and designed a dreamy setting for his perfume fantasy world with a room dedicated to Mugler’s iconic fragrances and olfactive creations. A 360° sensorial experience to rediscover addictive and ground-breaking creations such as Angel, Alien or A*Men. A unique and unforgettable journey through the making of the fascinating universe fragrances.
To all our Mugler addicts: don’t miss this chance to explore the Mugler universe like never before in the city where it all started!
An exhibition initiated, produced and circulated by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, in collaboration with the Maison Mugler, which restored the designer’s heritage couture and ready-to-wear pieces. Presented by the Musée des arts décoratifs (MAD), Paris, with the support of the Maison Mugler. An exhibition curated by Thierry-Maxime Loriot, guest curator for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.