Antonio lopez garcia is in the upper echelon of realist painters of his century. A must have for those who are fans of the work of the greatest living realist. Hernandez, antonio lopez garcia, francisco lopez, luis marsans, maria moreno, isabel quintanilla, eduardo verdasco, may 21june 28, 1986, claude bernard gallery, new york jan 1, 1986. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that.
His palette is subtle, and his degree of observation is uncanny. The book includes many large images and closeups of lopez s drawings, paintings, and sculpture. The spanish painter, draughtsman and sculptor antonio lopez garcia is so widely celebrated for the staggering exactitude of his painterly realism that its sometimes easy to neglect the magical, delicate atmospheres he conjures through his technical abilities. Until then, do what you can to obtain any book about his work. Antonio lopezalso known as antonio lopez garciais hyperrealisms greatest living exponent, and one of the finest painters of the past hundred years. Antonio lopez garcia forthcoming, in stock, and outofprint title information on museum exhibition catalogs, art monographs, and international books from the artbook d. Fraser employs antonio lopez garcias highly photographic representations of an everchanging urban landscape as catalysts. Spanish artist antonio lopez garcia gets his due in this excellent art book catalogue that accompanied a farranging exhibit of his work at the boston museum of. A forerunner of the realist movement centered in madrid, antonio lopez garcia s work is among the most personal and intense to have appeared in postwar spain. Edward sullivans essay focuses on lopezs realist sculpture. May, 2008 most of my work comes about because something bursts into my life that moves me, says antonio lopez garcia. Its not oversized as the rizzoli book, printed in spanish, with same number of pages as the rizzoli book.
I was very interested to learn who this artist was who seemed to have influenced so many european painters. Lopez garcia was born on 6 january 1936 in tomelloso, ciudad real, a few months before the beginning of the spanish civil war. Best known for his illustrations for vogue, the new york times, interview, and highfashion labels, antonio lopez 19431987 was a force in the fashion world for three decades. Roberto rosenman realism has been a problematic style in the 20th century. Antonio lopez garcia born 6 january 1936 is a spanish painter and sculptor, known for his realistic style. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Called the greatest realist artist alive by robert hughes, lopez garcia imbues the. Francisco calvo serrallers essay discusses themes in lopez s magical realism, many of which can be traced to his later realism. Several books collecting his illustrations have been published. Antonio lopez february 11, 1943 march 17, 1987 was a fashion illustrator whose work appeared in such publications as vogue, harpers bazaar, elle, interview and the new york times.
Rather than offer an artistic biography or an analysis of a single artists oeuvre, antonio lopez garcias everyday urban worlds. This book, the only comprehensive work on lopez available in english. The drawings and paintings of antonio lopez garcia by. Lopez garcia, strange and intensely detailed images. Antonio lopez was the most renowned fashion illustrator of the 1970s and 80s. New refrigerator, 1994 by antonio lopez garcia on curiator, the worlds biggest collaborative art collection. This book gives a very good analysis of his life and his art. Words of wisdom from antonio lopez garcia artists network. Oct 31, 2011 antonio lopez garcia paintings and sculpture by antonio lopez garcia, 9781935202653, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Beal curator of contemporary art for the museum of fine arts, boston. Published on the occasion of the artists landmark exhibition at the museo thyssenbornemisza in madrid, this generous overview constitutes a selfportrait of a genuine icon of contemporary painting.
Read stories about real clients and real problems, then see how we found the solutions to help us overcome these obstacles. Antonio lopez garcia such a sad painting, with the little girl hiding within. If only someone would represent this artist in the americas. The spanish painter, draughtsman and sculptor antonio lopez garcia is so widely celebrated for the staggering exactitude of his painterly realism that its sometimes easy to neglect the magical. The spanish artist antonio lopez garcia is revered worldwide not only for the extreme realism he brings to his paintings and drawings, but because he conveys through this extreme realism a wonderful sensitivity to light, color and space, enabling each to breathe with a tranquility that allows for the encroachments of everyday life. In the 60s, his illustrations inducted youth culture into magazine pages, setting a new visual tone for fashion imagery. The paintings are inspiring and the drawings even more so.
Francisco calvo serrallers essay discusses themes in lopezs magical realism, many of which can be traced to his later realism. A philosophy of painting embarks on a critical exploration of urban time and space. Dolores garcia lopez was born on saturday, october 25, 1941 and passed away on tuesday, march 03, 2020. Antonio lopez garcia art monographs and museum exhibition. May 01, 2008 spanish artist antonio lopez garcia gets his due in this excellent art book catalogue that accompanied a farranging exhibit of his work at the boston museum of fine arts in 2008. Jun 06, 2008 still life at the mfa, spains antonio lopez garcia captures an uncannily motionless world antonio lopez garcias view of madrid from the vallecas fire tower is rendered in meticulous detail. For those of you who want to lose weight, but have responsibilities that can interfere with your ability to make healthy choices. Interior scenes of dining tables, bathroom sinks, toilets. This book is by far the best book out there on lopez garcia in english or spanish. Born in 1936 in spain he has studied and continued to paint in the same vein all his life and his paintings and drawings are cherished by art lovers and art historians alike. And as with any new discovery, once you become aware of a new person, place, or thing, doesnt it suddenly seem to show up everywhere. Join facebook to connect with jose antonio lopez garcia and others you may know. She cautions me that her translation might not be perfect but i think its good enough to share. Antonio lopez garcia is one of spains most revered contemporary artists.
Many of these portraits were collected in antonio s girls, a book published in 1982. Fashion, art, sex, and disco collects some of his finest work, along with many of the photographs he made and worked from. Learn more about santa annas life and accomplishments in this article. An excellent overview of antonio lopez garcia drawings with beautiful reproductions and a refreshingly down to earth and rare essay by antonio lopez himself. While in florence this past fall, i saw an antonio lopez garcia book on an artists bookshelf, and.
The best resource on antonio lopez garcia is the outofprint rizzoli monograph. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The price is also very reasonable for a book of this quality. Post surreal apparition paintings highly regarded but not prolific artist much. Born in tomelloso in 1936 and still living in the spanish capital today, antonio lopez ha. This website and the images of the works of antonio lopez and maria moreno included therein are owned by their respective authors. Dogwoof films if the dominant ideal of beauty in the 70s was a kind of athletic girlnext. Does anyone know how this other book on lopez compares.
Paintings and sculpture 9781935202653 by serraller, francisco calvo. Spanish artist antonio lopez garcia gets his due in this excellent art bookcatalogue that accompanied a farranging exhibit of his work at the boston museum of fine arts in 2008. Many of these portraits were collected in antonios girls, a book published in. Bloomberg news a new book pays homage to a fashion illustrator who redrew history. Exploring the work of antonio lopez garcia learning mojo. Project muse antonio lopez garcias everyday urban worlds. One of spains most revered contemporary artists, he imbues everyday subjects with. This book, the only comprehensive work on lopez available in english, discusses 45 of his most important works.
When examining lopezs paintings from this period we either find supernatural elements intruding in the private moment within the lives of his subjects, or a juxtaposition of unrelated images within a work which create a sense of mystery. Antonio lopez garcia paintings and sculpture by antonio lopez garcia, 9781935202653, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Paintings and sculpture serraller, francisco calvo, delibes, miguel, lopez garcia, antonio on. Antonio lopez garcias everyday urban worlds by benjamin. Ediciones poligrafa has published a volume titled antonio lopez as part of a series on 20th century artists. Discover book depositorys huge selection of antonio lopez garcia books online. Antonio lopez garcia was born in 1936, a remarkable figure of spanish magic realism and contemporary realism. Find more works of this artist at best visual art database.
The spanish artist antonio lopez garcia is revered worldwide no. Dolores garcia lopez was a resident of texas at the time of passing. Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by antonio lopez garcia. In 1993, his paintings and drawings were given a major retrospective at the reina sofia, madrid, while victor erices 1992. View the profiles of people named jose antonio lopez garcia. Spanish realist paintersculptor antonio lopez garcia, born in 1936, taps the secrets latent in everyday scenes or objectsa backyard, a subway, a woman in a. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel.
Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2. Sep 30, 2011 the spanish painter, draughtsman and sculptor antonio lopez garcia is so widely celebrated for the staggering exactitude of his painterly realism that its sometimes easy to neglect the magical, delicate atmospheres he conjures through his technical abilities. Antonio lopez garcia paints cityscapes, landscapes, protraits, still lifes, and large canvases that include some surreal elements. Jun 01, 2010 an excellent overview of antonio lopez garcia drawings with beautiful reproductions and a refreshingly down to earth and rare essay by antonio lopez himself. Im sure many of you are aware of the spanish living legend antonio lopez garcia, but im ashamed to say i was not familiar with his artwork until recently. While in florence this past fall, i saw an antonio lopez garcia book on an artists bookshelf, and then heard his name come up several times in. A philosophy of painting is the first book to give the famed spanish artist the critical attention he deserves. Reproduction, distribution, public communication, making available to the public, transformation or any other act of exploitation of this website and its images, as well as the inclusion of hyperlinks to the website, if they are not limited solely to access to. It first appeared that antonio would continue in the family tradition as a farmer, but an early facility for drawing caught the attention of his uncle antonio lopez torres, a local painter of landscapes, who gave him his first lessons. Delibes, miguel and a great selection of similar new. A forerunner of the realist movement centered in madrid, antonio lopez garcias work is among the most personal and intense to have appeared in postwar spain. Text by francisco calvo serraller, antonio lopez garcia. This book is the first to present all of his known work, and offers the most complete examination of his achievement to date. Bringing his profound visual sensitivity and mastery of light to bear on a range of deliberately quotidian subjects, lopez garcia imbues them with an extraordinary and haunting character.
Dogwoof films if the dominant ideal of beauty in the 70s was a. There are 160 pages of wellchosen examples of his drawings, paintings and sculpture in this book. Apr 29, 2008 does anyone know how this other book on lopez compares. The book includes many large images and closeups of lopezs drawings, paintings, and sculpture. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search.503 721 365 331 1313 98 1315 996 854 1156 1054 203 123 466 1089 446 1493 977 277 715 696 1182 1221 950 480 635 616 74 616 822 56 803 1125 410 649 600 1138 668 1298 1301 537 593 1211 364