Antonio Lopez died at a young age from AIDS, during the dark ages of its inception.
Let us hope that the inspiration of Antonio Lopez and Nicolas Uribe, two brilliant Hispanic artists will somehow inject some spirit into the moribund nouveau classical realism worshiped by Fred Ross,The Art Renewal Center and so on. I know I could use a jolt. Fabuloso!
As I post these pictures I can't help but notice just how exuberant, unselfconscious and unpretentious they are.
“Antonio used to say, ‘Don’t waste a minute of your life dreaming of what you want to be,’ ”Ms. ( Model Pat) Cleveland said. “ ‘Just be it.’ ”
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