Located in Fontecha House, Gallego Tesifonte street, about seven minutes' walk from our hotel.
Museum that houses the exceptional work of Antonio López manchego and intends to be a national leader in the realistic and figurative art.
Works by artists like Ana Isabel Quintanilla, Francisco López and Julio Lopez will also be exhibited
Works and biography of the painter Antonio López García
Antonio López García was born in 1936 in Tomelloso , Ciudad Real, from young he showed a great talent with drawing. Received his early training from his uncle Antonio Lopez Torres ( local landscaper painter ) , studied painting from 1950 to 1955 at the School of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid, coinciding with various artists who formed a group realistic.
Antonio Lopez is one of the Spanish representatives of contemporary realism. His work is characterized by a researcher sense of reality and is considered the father of the Madrid hyper school.
In 1985 he was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award in January 1993 and was appointed member of the Royal Academy of San Fernando..
Predilection for nearby subjects , home scenes , images of his family, his wife and two daughters. The objects and events of everyday life will be the protagonists of his paintings and deal with a huge photographic detail. In your production abound Madrid also views and elements taken from nature itself.
Examples include Grooms, , Madrid from Torres Blancas and La Gran Vía.
He paint very slowly, so thoughtful, searching for the essence of the object represented. His paintings are developed over several years, touching them on countless occasions until finally considered finished.
Antonio López and expresses manner of painting: "A work is never finished, but you reach the limit of their own potential" or "When you're painting such a street, what you're seeing is extraordinarily impressive to me, since then, I can not move a lot of that. that is what makes me take so long. I can not solve all the spectacle quickly".
Its creation goes from the pictorial to the sculptural. His sculptures are of great realism, as Man and Wife or Day and Night.