Fashion of Philly: Philadelphia Art Museum - Roberto Capucci Exhibit

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Philadelphia Art Museum - Roberto Capucci Exhibit

Nove Gonne (Nine Dresses)
1956, silk taffeta
The Philadelphia Art Museum will be hosting an exhibit featuring the designs of Italian fashion designer and artist Roberto Capucci. Born in the 1930's, this contemporary designer is known for his innovative silhouettes and masterful use of form, color, and materials. Inspired by art, architecture, and nature, the exhibition will display over eighty works, as well as original drawings and sketches. The exhibit will run from March 16 to June 5, 2011 and tickets will cost you about $22 for adults and $16 for students. There will also be other fashion events during the exhibit so keep checking Fashion of Philly for updates!

Sculpture Dress
1989, silk taffeta
Foglie (Leaves) Sculpture Dress
2007, silk velvet & silk satin
Arancia (Orange) Sculpture Dress
1982, silk velvet & silk gazar
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  1. Wow these dresses are so fabulous!! How creative are they? I really want one. The exhibition sounds amazing, really want to go now, if only i lived in America!

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