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Visiting an exhibition in person is a much richer experience than visiting online. Read the impressions of others, and questions asked for curator Dilys Blum.

We found the show to be wonderfully inspiring! The perfect dessert after the Royal Wedding Breakfast!

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Anna and Sue - 4.29.2011 - 1:45 PM
The Philadelphia Museum of Art staff did an excellent job providing me with the ULTIMATE experience ! ! !

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Bigfoot - 4.27.2011 - 1:44 PM
Most of the late designs from Capucci were purely an art form. Whoever wears them would disappear from the fabric and accessories. The creative mind and sensation pushed him to arise and and also to fall...Ultra Beautiful and Extremely Ugly...when you see from different angles and times.

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Kinnam Li - 4.27.2011 - 1:30 PM
how much on average would one of these dresses cost?

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david williams - 4.27.2011 - 12:18 PM
i thought the dresses were very creative. he is a big inspiration!

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henry - 4.27.2011 - 11:56 AM
What an unusual idea for an exhibit! The NY Times recently had an article about how museums are recognizing that fashion can be art as well. Personally, I understood that the delicate fabrics could not tolerate extended exposure to bright lights, and the individual sculptures/dresses were reasonable accessible to the viewer from most, if not all angles. I thought the whole setting, including the black background and the spacious arrangement of mannequins, worked very well to create a dramatic effect.

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Andrea - 4.27.2011 - 9:06 AM
Extraordinary, thrilling, exciting, mind boggling. I spent almost 2 hours being puzzled, educated, reminiscing. As someone who has created and sewn original designs I was most curious about the construction and was able to answer most of my questions. HOWEVER, I think the exhibit fell short on two counts: why was there no explanation of the construction of these extraordinary items, for instance the pleated, flower-like creation (how is the fabric supported in its upward anti-gravity use)?, and secondly, lack of lighting to illuminate the back of many dresses even though the back view was sometimes the most interesting was extremely frustrating. A sculpture most be viewed in the round in order to be understood and appreciated. Also true of clothing.

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Margaret - 4.26.2011 - 3:38 PM
Best fashion show curation ever. Saw the YSL show at the DeYoung, partly due to the body of work... too busy hard to follow. This again, partly due to the body of work, flowed beautifully. Nice job, great designer.. never heard of him. Glad I came to Philly this spring day!

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Matthew Lanes - 4.26.2011 - 2:12 PM
What a fabulous sense of line, color and wonderment! Absolutely love this show and Capucci's imagination.

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Jennifer Coburn - 4.26.2011 - 2:08 PM
The show is good!

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Nandi Ragin - 4.26.2011 - 12:20 PM
Omg that show was off the hook

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Sanaa DeBose - 4.26.2011 - 12:19 PM
THE SHOW WAS AWSOME

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SYDNEE REDDY - 4.26.2011 - 12:18 PM
I liked the show because it was AWSOME!

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Ikell AdamS-Turner - 4.26.2011 - 12:17 PM
All of the dresses are so beautiful. Especially the Angel dress!

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Kelly - 4.26.2011 - 12:17 PM
THE show was ok

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DIAMOND DAVIS - 4.26.2011 - 12:16 PM
IT WAS TOTALLY WICKED

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Owen - 4.26.2011 - 12:15 PM
Loved it! Beautiful clothing! A must do at this museum!

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Julz - 4.26.2011 - 11:00 AM
These sculptures were unlike anything I have ever seen before. They astounded me. My favorite was, everything! I loved how he used the colors and the pleats, as well as the different texture fabrics.

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Maia - 4.26.2011 - 11:00 AM
I loved it!

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Lindsey - 4.24.2011 - 4:18 PM
i did not like it how do you eat sit or ride in a car????????

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dave - 4.24.2011 - 3:54 PM

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