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Antonio Lopez Garcia

 (born 1936)
Antonio Lopez Garcia is active/lives in Europe, Spain.  Antonio Lopez Garcia is known for hyperreal figure painting, sculpture.

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Antonio Lopez Garcia


Antonio López García (born January 6, 1936) is a Spanish painter and sculptor, known for his realistic style. He is criticized by some art critics for neo-academism, but praised by others, like Robert Hughes, who consider him a master realist. His style sometimes is deemed hyper-realistic. His painting was the subject of the film El Sol del Membrillo, by Victor Erice, in 1992.

López García was born January 6, 1936 in Tomelloso, Ciudad Real  a few months before the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.  It first appeared that Antonio would continue in the family tradition as a farmer, but an early facility for drawing caught the attention of his uncle Antonio Lopez Torres, a local painter of landscapes, who gave him his  ...  Displaying 750 of 6822 characters.



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About  Antonio Lopez Garcia

Born:  1936 - Tomelloso, Ciudad Real
Known for:  hyperreal figure painting, sculpture