Lot 174: (DESIGN / FASHION.) Lopez, Antonio. Antonio''s View of the 1979 Coty American Fashion Critics Award Winners and Nominees.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (DESIGN / FASHION.) Lopez, Antonio. Antonio''s View of the 1979 Coty American Fashion Critics Award Winners and Nominees. 14 lithographed portraits of fashion designers by Antonio with accompanying biographies on separate sheets of mottled ochre vellum paper. Folio, 15 1/2x11 1/2 inches; contents loose as issued in publisher''s gilt-lettered tan board folding case, a few small unobtrusive scuffs. [New York]: Coty, 1979
Notes: first and only limited edition, number 33 of 500 copies printed for friends and attendees of the awards. Among the designers represented here are Ralph Lauren, Perry Ellis, Joan Vass, Jhane Barnes, Geoffrey Beene, Norma Kamali, Willi Smith, and many more. Fashion illustrator Antonio was known for his 1980s pop design aesthetic which appeared in Vogue, Harper''s Bazaar, Elle, Interview and The New York Times and for promoting ethnic models not normally seen in the fashion world.