The Great American Pin-Up
Before commercial photography was so commonplace, it was the head-turning work of talented pin-up illustrators that captivated consumers, set the latest style trends, and created an American aesthetic that still makes people swoon. Curated by art aficionados Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Miesel, this coffee table compendium traces the history of pin-up and glamour art through 22 close-up vignettes of creative individuals across the US. Collected from classic calendars, men’s periodicals, daily newspapers, ladies’ journals, pulp magazines, and other advertisements, these full-length portraits celebrate role of the female form in every area of visual culture. Accompanied by introductions and informative captions in English, French, and German, this hardcover anthology of paintings, sketches, and prints will render everyone from retro-fashion to art-lovers equally and utterly speechless!
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- Measures 12.45 x 9.5 inches.
- 280 pages.