Monday, 16 September 2013
Remembering Antonio Lopez, The King Of Illustration
Antonio Lopez was one of the most influential fashion illustrators of our time, nicknamed the ‘King of Fashion Illustration’ Lopez was a massive influence in the 1960’s. To celebrate his life and work an exhibition is being held at Roland Mourets Townhouse from September 14th to October 20th.
Whether you’re a fan of Lopez’s work or just an art lover it’s a definite must see. Lopez’s work has featured in the pages of Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazaar and even the New York Times. The exhibition marks what would have been the artists 70th birthday and will also include an auction of some of Lopez’s most famous pieces along with some of his unseen work, exciting!
Lopez’s legacy lives one as American make up manufacturer MAC are to release a limited edition collection inspired by some of his finest works. His graphic and bold use of colour goes hand in hand with make up. The collection will be launched around a similar time to the exhibition, definitely one to check out!