Fashion, Art, Sex & Disco
Authors: Roger Padilha and Mauricio Padilha
Foreword: André Leon Talley
Epilogue: Anna Sui
Art Direction: Marc Balet
Bill Cunningham, Jerry Hall, Grace Jones, and Donna Jordan
A complete monograph on artist Antonio Lopez, the influential fashion illustrator, photographer, and fashion provocateur of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s.
“I'm from the generation that came to New York to meet their idols. In my case it was Andy Warhol and Antonio Lopez.” – Anna Sui
Best known for his illustrations for Vogue, The New York Times, Interview, and high-fashion labels, Antonio Lopez (1943-1987) was a force in the fashion world for three decades. In the '60s, his illustrations inducted youth culture into magazine pages, setting a new visual tone for fashion imagery. In Paris, where he lived during the '70s with creative partner Juan Ramos, Lopez launched the careers of models such as Jerry Hall, Grace Jones, and Jessica Lange, worked with Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent, and cultivated a nightlife scene at Club Sept. Back in New York in the '80s, he appropriated athletic wear and breakdancing style, inspiring designers such as Norma Kamali (creator of the Sleeping Bag coat) and Anna Sui.
Lopez produced an incredible number of illustrations, photographs, and illustrated journals. This book showcases his most iconic works, as well as never-before-seen Instamatics, letters, and drawings, to convey his enduring influence on fashion today.
Roger Padilha and Mauricio Padilha are the founders of MAO Public Relations, MAO Mag, and authors of The Stephen Sprouse Book.
André Leon Talley is a contributing editor to Vogue.
Anna Sui's clothes, cosmetics, and accessories are sold in over fifty countries worldwide. She launched her company in 1991, and in 2009 received the CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Antonio Lopez Book
Publish date: September 4th, 2012
Page Number: 304
Size: 9.5 x 12 - Hard cover with jacketLike us on Facebook
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