Galanos, The Western Reserve Historical Society, 1996, Softcover, Very Good

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Bradley, Barry W. Cleveland, The Western Reserve Historical Society, 1996. 
English, First Edition, Very Good , Softcover, 4to, 8 ½” x 11,” 154 pp.
ISBN: 0911704477
Black stiff wraps with full-color image of Galanos clothing tag to front, white text to spine. Mild shelfwear and scratching to front and back, edge and shelfwear, ,bruise to head with some resulting creasing to top left panel and text block, tightly bound, clean throughout. 154 pp. Replete with full-color photographs throughout. Biographical essay by Barry Bradley, currator. Published for the exhibition “Galanos” at The Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio from July 5 - November 3, 1996 and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art in Los Angeles from March 23 - June 8, 1997. Includes Foreword, Acknowledgements, Biography, and descriptive text accompanying each piece. An exhibition showcasing some of fashion designer James Galanos’s  clothing from 1950s to 1990s, featuring his gowns, coats, and dresses. He designed for Hollywood celebrities and American politicians, but was also committed to well-made and glamorous ready-to-wear. This catalog features his most dazzling accomplishments and examples of his brand labels over time. A comprehensive exploration of a central figure in American haute couture and ready-to-wear. 

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