Jean-Paul Goude's New Exhibition, So Far So Goude

Jean-Paul Goude's New Exhibition, So Far So Goude

TOD'S SPONSORS A NEW RETROSPECTIVE ON THE ICONIC WORKS OF CELEBRATED PHOTOGRAPHER AND ART DIRECTOR—AND LONGTIME V CONTRIBUTOR—JEAN-PAUL GOUDE

TOD'S SPONSORS A NEW RETROSPECTIVE ON THE ICONIC WORKS OF CELEBRATED PHOTOGRAPHER AND ART DIRECTOR—AND LONGTIME V CONTRIBUTOR—JEAN-PAUL GOUDE

Photography: Jean-Paul Goude

Text: William Defebaugh

The breathtaking images created by V contributor Jean-Paul Goude have long been a source of inspiration and wonder within the realms of art and fashion photography. The photographer has had his work shown in numerous exhibitions—including “Goudemalion,” which showed at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs at the Louvre in Paris in 2011—and has been bound in multiple tomes.

Goude’s work is being shown in a new exhibition sponsored by Tod’s called “So Far So Goude,” which opened at Milan’s Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea on Saturday.

The exhibit features sketches and photographs from Goude’s career, created in the last three decades between New York and Paris—including a large section of works devoted to Grace Jones, with whom Goude had a longstanding creative and romantic relationship (he even photographed the singer for the cover of V). The show will also highlight Goude’s work with celebrated brands such as Chanel, Vionnet, Kenzo, and Galleries Lafayette, for which he has created many an iconic campaign.

“We looked back in time and we tried to determine the roots of my work,” said Goude in an interview with WWD. “This clearly indicates my preferences.”

So Far So Goude is on display at the Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea in Milan now through June 19. Learn more about the exhibition here.

The Kodakette family Rome,1984 sketch by Jean-Paul-Goude

Toukie, New York 1974

Wamba Paris 1947 sketch by Jean-Paul-Goude

Grace revised and updated, New York, 1978

Jimi Hendrix, Paris, 1968

Naomi photographed in Knysna, South Africa, for Harper's Bazaar, USA, September 2009

Jessica Chastain as Joan of Arc in Carine Roitfeld's #BazaarIcons shoot | Harper's Bazaar, 2015

Grace Jones Slave to the Rhythm (1985)

Farida Khelfa, Paris, 1985

Carolina Beaumont, New York, 1976

Blue-Black In Black On Brown, painted photo, New York, 1981

Cubist Grace, in collaboration with Delia Doherty, NYC, 1981

BJORK, 2007

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