(1869 - 1906)
Charles Albert Lopez was active/lived in New York, South Carolina / Mexico. Charles Lopez is known for public statue sculpture.
Biography Charles Lopez
Charles Lopez 1869-1906
Mexican-born sculptor Charles Albert Lopez, who later became an American citizen, studied in Paris with John Quincy Adams Ward. Lopez designed well-received public statues in New York City buildings and exhibited at several American industrial expositions.
At the South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition he won a gold medal for his sculpture of a woman and two men outside the "Negro Building" which caused much controversy.
Lopez also designed a monument for the Cuba Libre movement.
His sculpture The Sprinter is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Written and submitted by Deborah Pollack, author of the book, Urban Evolution of the South, which
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