The foremost fashion illustrator of the 1970s and 80s, Antonio (as he signed his work) was and remains one of the most highly regarded and influential figures in the fashion world. While not initially known as a photographer, Antonio Lopez, who was born in 1943 in Porto Rico and died in 1987 in Los Angeles, was rarely without his favorite Instamatic camera, and as his career progressed he turned increasingly to photography to create fashion stories, portraits, and elaborate mise-en-scènes featuring celebrities and his daily encounters. An exhibition on view in New York – the first to focus exclusively on Antonio’s photographs […]
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