Antonio's View Of The 1979 Coty American Fashion Critics Award Winners And Nominees
(Americana - 20th Century - Art - Fashion - Antonio Lopez)

New York, NY: Coty, 1979. F Fourteen black and white plates with separate designer profiles, collated complete. The copyright information further notes that this is a limited edition; No. 146 of 500, signed by Antonio; these lithographs were published in one printing only and the plates subsequently destroyed. Including: Conrad Bell, Joan Vass, Barry Kieselstein-Cord; Gil Truedsson; Norma Kamali; Jhane Barnes; Willi Smith; Lee Wright; Alexander Julian; Mary McFadden; Ralph Lauren and Geoffrey Beene. The women's ready-to-wear and accessory designer profiles were written by Bernardine Morris, Fashion Editor of The New York Times and the men's wear designer profiles were written by Jack Hyde, Senior Editor, Men's Wear; the artist biography written by Susan Johnson. Printed by George C. Miller & Son, Inc. NY and bound by Brewer-Cantelmo, designed by Marty Bronson. Antonio Lopez (1943 - 1987) Puerto Rico - born fashion illustrator known for his innovative use of ethnic models and breaking free of the traditional, formal illustrative style common in fashion portrayals prior to his work, he was and continues to be a major influence on the fashion illustration artwork of today. The plates contained in a folding portfolio, approx. 11 1/2" x 15 1/2" size. Light brown paper covered boards, with gilt cover titles, with the original contrasting brown silk ribbon tie. A little wear and rubbing to the portfolio cover; plates & designer biographies clean and in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 26060)


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