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A Passion For Perfection: James Galanos, Gustave Tassell, Ralph Rucci

Start Date 15 September 2007
End Date 09 March 2008
Venue Philadelphia Museum of Art
Location Philadelphia, USA
Curator Dilys Blum

The opening exhibition in the Joan Spain Gallery, A Passion for Perfection highlights works from the Museum’s costume collection by three award-winning fashion designers from Philadelphia: James Galanos, Gustave Tassell, and Ralph Rucci.

Connected by a web of personal influence and shared roots, each of these couturiers has had an illustrious career, bringing to ready-to-wear apparel the craftsmanship and attention to detail that marks Paris haute couture.