Markopoulos Award Winner 2022
SENIOR CURATOR, FASHION AND MATERIAL CULTURE
Matthew Yokobosky was appointed Senior Curator, Fashion and Material Culture, in 2018, having most recently held the position of Director of Exhibition Design. Since 1999, Matthew has designed more than
ninety-five temporary and permanent exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, including Hiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (2000), the critically acclaimed Luce Center for American Art: Visible Storage • Study Center (2001/2005), Basquiat (2005), Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life (2006), © MURAKAMI (2008), Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present (2009; also exhibition editor), The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk(2013), Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe (2014), The Rise of Sneaker Culture (2015), Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks (2015), Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern (2017), and David Bowie is (2018; also coordinating curator). Recent projects include: Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion (2019), Studio 54: Night Magic (2020), The Queen and The Crown: A Virtual Exhibition of Costumes from “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Crown” (2020), Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams (2021) and Thierry Mugler: Couturissime (2022).