Heads up: Tony Viramontes

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Along with Michael Roberts and Antonio Lopez, Tony Viramontes was a major influence in my early quest to be a fashion illustrator. His dynamic brush strokes and androgynous subjects are just as impactful now as they were in the eighties. Good to hear there’s a monograph coming out in October courtesy of Laurence King to celebrate the illustrator who died in 1988 at the age of 33.

A month before sees a 1stDibs.com sale of original Viramontes artwork and Polaroids, which until now have resided in the Viramontes family lockup in L.A. Mark your diaries for September 4th to snap up a gem or two…

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One Response to Heads up: Tony Viramontes

  1. Alexis says:

    This reminds me of the drawing Cruella Deville did in 101 Dalmatians !

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