Antonio Lopez, born in Puerto Rico in 1943, was an influential Warholian fashion illustrator during the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. He is well known for his illustrations which appeared in Women's Wear Daily, Vogue, the New York Times, Interview, and for high fashion labels. His vibrant drawings ushered coincided with a new youthful and sexually liberated fashion culture. He lived in Paris in the 1970s, helped to launch the careers of Jerry Hall, Grace Jones, and Jessica Lange, and worked with Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent. He sadly passed away from AIDS in 1987, at the age of 44.
Antonio Lopez: Fashion, Art, Sex, and Disco is the first complete monograph on Antonio Lopez. It features numerous drawings, illustrations, paintings, photographs, journals, and letters, many of which have never been seen before. It was published by Rizzoli New York in September 2012. It was written by Roger and Mauricio Padilha and features contributions by Bill Cunningham, Anna Sui, and Andre Leon Talley.
Antonio Lopez: Fashion, Art, Sex, and Disco is featured in Edition: Rizzoli: Fashion