Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Thierry Mugler: Conturissime

Montreal, QC

Mar 2 - Sep 8, 2019

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Thierry Mugler: Conturissime

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) is pleased to present the first exhibition on French creator Thierry Mugler. Four of David LaChapelle's pieces will be featured including, 'Faye Dunaway: Day of the Locust' (1996), 'Exhibition' (1997), and 'Lady Gaga: I Want Your Disease' (2009).

Conceived, produced and put on tour by the MMFA, this exhibition will reveal the multiple universes of this undeniably artistic figure – visionary couturier, director, photographer and perfumer – in a retrospective of his work, especially his ready-to-wear and haute couture creations.

Presented in Montreal as a world premiere, this spectacular retrospective brings together more than 140 ensembles, most of them on display for the first time, created between 1973 and 2001, as well as many never-before seen accessories and stage costumes, clips and videos, archival documents and sketches. A hundred works by the greatest contemporary fashion photographers such as Avedon, Bourdin, Goude, LaChapelle, Newton, Ritts round out the exhibition. Each of the immersive galleries has been designed with artist-designers or set designers such as Michel Lemieux and Philipp Fürhofer.

The show will be open from March 2 to September 8, 2019

Museum Information:

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1380, Sherbrooke Street O,
Montreal, QC, H3G 1J5

Open Monday - Sunday 10am-5pm
Wednesdays: 10am - 9pm

For more information on the show please visit MMFA's Website