Fashion of Philly: Ronaldus Shamask: Form, Fashion, Reflection

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Ronaldus Shamask: Form, Fashion, Reflection

Left: Hakama Evening Overall, 1979
Top Right: Cello Jacket, 1981
Bottom Right: Mondrian Meets Superman Long Dress, 2012
 Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the Ronaldus Shamask: Form, Fashion, Reflection Exhibit held at the Ruth & Raymond G. Perelman Building in the Spain Gallery. The exhibit explores the evolution of the designers creative process and includes clothing as well as life sized "architectural" fashion drawings, dance costume sketches, and video clips of fashion shows and dance performances. Shamask women's wear collections and contemporary designs are known for their clean lines and focus on cut, construction, color and the finest of textiles, some of which are being presented for the first time. Along with collaborating with fellow artist and choreographers, Shamask's collections were also inspired by architecture as well as traditional Japanese clothing and crafts including origami.

Left: Sketch for Dance Costume, 1994
Right: Sketch, 1995
Top Left:Two Piece Halter Dress, 1998
Top Right: Four Point Ensemble, 1982
Bottom: Spiral Coat, 1981
Pictures Thanks to the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The exhibit will run from October 6 to March 10. For more information and tickets pricing go to philamuseum.org.

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