A new exciting exhibition is coming soon at Les Art Decoratifs museum in Paris, featuring the work of reknown artist, photographer,illustrator, graphic designer and filmaker Jean-Paul Goude. A long time partner of Grace Jones with whom has a son, Goude has created several videos and thrilling images of the famous muse and singer, that have been listed as classic in the history of art. He has also woked for luxury brands like Chanel, Perrier and Citroen and is the official photographer of the Galleries Lafayette ads for the past ten years.

(Image above: Grace Jones portrait, New York 1982)

Jean-Paul Goude portrait
 Mao bathing, 1972

The exhibition has been designed as a giant installation featuring the most important drawings, inspirations, films, objects and photos of his work.

Carolina, 1972
Grace in constructivistic maternity dress, in collaboration with Antonio Lopez, New York, 1979

Azzedine Alaia and Farida, 1984

Running from the 11th of November 2011 to the 18th of March 2012

Grace Jones for V Magazine, January 2008
Laetitia Casta for Galleries Lafayettes, 2003

All pics courtesy of Les Arts Decoratifs

Miguel and his friends, 1975
Mia Frye for Galleries Lafayette, 2008

 Below you can enjoy an extract of the So Far, So Goude documentary:

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