Docent Lecture: "The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk," Peggy Gordon

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Jean Paul Gaulter fishnet tights

Jean Paul Gaultier, fishnet tights, Parisiennes collection, haute couture fall/winter 2010-2011. © Patrice Stable/Jean Paul Gaultier 

Museum purchase, Dr. Leland A. and Gladys K. Barber Fund and American Art Trust Fund  The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present the first major exhibition devoted to the celebrated French designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Dubbed fashion's enfant terrible, Gaultier catapulted into the fashion scene of the late 1970s, upending the status quo with his unconventional approach and deriving inspiration from television, film, music, and street culture.




Join the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas; the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art; the Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts; and a panel of experts for


Museum Fakes, Forgeries, and the Quest for Authenticity: A Mini-Symposium

Thursday, February 9, 2012

de Young Museum | Koret Auditorium

10:00 am–12:30 pm


$10 for the general public / $5 for museum members 

Yellow Lampshade, 1969


Oil on canvas


Museum purchase, gift of Nan Tucker McEvoy in memory of her mother, Phyllis de Young Tucker



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Lecture is free to the public. Museum admission is not required.

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Rebecca Crump