Nov 4, 2016, 10am
Nov 5, 2016, 10am
Visit the Museum from 10 am until 5 pm and tour the new exhibition, Emphatics: Avant Garde Fashion 1963-2013, before it opens to the public.
Last year, Phoenix Art Museum acquired a rare archive of avant-garde contemporary fashions and ephemera collected by James and Karin Legato who owned and operated Emphatics, an exclusive boutique in Pittsburgh. This comprehensive archive features fashions and accessories by renowned designers such as Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake, Thierry Mugler, John Galliano, Romeo Gigli, Alaia and Jean Paul Gaultier with original runway show invitations, videos and other materials and accessories. On view together for the first time, this exhibition celebrates the enormous creativity of fashion fr... (View more)