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Thierry Mugler: Couturissime (Touring)

Start Date 30 September 2021
End Date 24 April 2022
Venue Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Location Paris, France
Curator Thierry-Maxime Loriot
Initiated and produced by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in collaboration with the Maison Mugler
Exhibition display of dressed mannequins

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs presents Thierry Mugler, Couturissime, initiated, produced and circulated by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) in 2019. This major and unparalleled exhibition will retrace the work of Thierry Mugler, a singular artist who has revolutionized the worlds of fashion, haute couture and perfume throughout his distinguished career.

The stage offered by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs for Mugler’s exceptional creations will mark 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 From ready-to-wear and haute couture silhouettes to stage costumes, photographs, films and unpublished archives dating from 1973 to 2014, Thierry Mugler, Couturissime will showcase the fascinating universe of this creator and his multiple collaborations in the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. Curated by Thierry-Maxime Loriot, a collective scenography with the MMFA will include digital performances by entertainment and audiovisual professionals.



Thierry Mugler: Couturissime Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada 02 March 2019  – 28 September 2019

Thierry Mugler: Couturissime opens in Germany Kunsthalle München, DE 03 April 2020 – 28 February 2021

Thierry Mugler: Couturissime Opens in Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD) 30 September 30 2021 -24 April 2022


Image: Thierry Mugler Couturissime. Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Photo © Marc Cramer