Feb 092012
 

Gaultier Fashion at the Dallas Museum of Art

This Weekend at the Dallas Museum of Art

Friday, February 10
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier Closing Weekend; Exhibition on view 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Jean Paul Gaultier Film Showcase
February 10, 2012

The Dallas Museum of Art’s Autism Awareness Family Celebrations provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce the Jean Paul Gaultier’s fashions regularly grace the runway and the red carpet, but throughout his career he also stepped into the role of costume designer for film. Please join us on the closing weekend of the exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk for a collection of films about, and costumed by, Jean Paul Gaultier.
Horchow Auditorium
Viewer discretion is advised due to adult content and language found in some of the films which are specified below.

Les Falbalas de Jean Paul Gaultier (2004)
Friday, February 10
4:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Combining interviews with Jean Paul Gaultier, commentary by those close to him, and footage from family films, French filmmaker Tonie Marshall reveals the designer’s personal and professional world. In French with English subtitles. This film is not rated (59 min.).

The City of Lost Children (1995)
Friday, February 10
6:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Costumed by Jean Paul Gaultier and set in a world where Cyclops, Strongmen, and other carnival characters navigate a treacherous society, one man is determined to save the children being kidnapped for their dreams by a scientist bound to steal them in hopes of living forever. In French with English subtitles. This film is rated R (112 min.).

Madonna’s Truth or Dare
Friday, February 10
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Jean Paul Gaultier was the fashion designer for Madonna’s 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour, and first-time filmmaker Alek Keshisian was allowed complete access, both on stage and backstage, during the tour. The result is Truth or Dare, a fascinating look at one of contemporary music’s true phenomena. This film is rated R (118 min.). Viewer discretion is advised due to brief nudity and strong language.

Saturday, February 11
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier Closing Weekend; Exhibition on view 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Arturo’s Art & Me
journey to japan
February 11, 2012; 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up! Adults and young children will work together to look at works of art, read a related story in the galleries, and do an art-making activity in the studio. Taught by Museum education staff. Class size limited to fifteen pairs. C3, FULL

Studio Creations
February 11, 2012; 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Explore works in the Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments exhibition and be inspired to create your own sculptural installation in the studio.
C3, Art Studio, Free with general admission

Jean Paul Gaultier Film Showcase
February 10, 2012

The Dallas Museum of Art’s Autism Awareness Family Celebrations provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce the Jean Paul Gaultier’s fashions regularly grace the runway and the red carpet, but throughout his career he also stepped into the role of costume designer for film. Please join us on the closing weekend of the exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk for a collection of films about, and costumed by, Jean Paul Gaultier.
Horchow Auditorium
Viewer discretion is advised due to adult content and language found in some of the films which are specified below.

Jean Paul Gaultier: The Day Before
Saturday, February 11
4:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium

Granting journalists access behind the scenes of the fashion world, The Day Before presents the intensity, stress, anxiety, humor, and joy of the thirty-six hours before a major fashion show. In French with English subtitles. This film is not rated (52 min.).

The Fifth Element
Saturday, February 11
6:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium

From the streets of New York to distant planets, the strange universe of the 23rd century is dependent on the discovery of the fifth element. Starring Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, and Milla Jovovich with costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier. This film is rated PG-13 (126 min.).

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (1989)
Saturday, February 11
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium

Peter Greenaway’s extravagance in cinematography is matched only by the costumes of Jean Paul Gaultier in this lavish film. Starring Oscar winner Helen Mirren, Michael Gambon, and Tim Roth, this film tells the story of love and marriage gone terribly awry over dinner. This film is rated NC-17 (124 min.). Viewer discretion is strongly advised due to nudity, strong language, and adult situations.  IDs will be checked for entry to screening.

Sunday, February 12
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier Closing Weekend; Exhibition on view 11:00 am – 11:00 pm (Closing Day)

Studio Creations
February 12, 2012; 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Explore works in the Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments exhibition and be inspired to create your own sculptural installation in the studio.
C3, Art Studio, Free with general admission

Collection Connections
February 12, 2012; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Take an in-depth look at a different work of art each month. A trained volunteer will be in the galleries with engaging materials for all ages. Olowe of Ise, Level 3, Free with general admission

 

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