The XL Book of Pin Up History PDF ePub eBook

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The XL Book of Pin Up History free pdf In the 15 years since TASCHEN published "The Great American Pin-up," international interest in this distinctly American art form has increased exponentially. Paintings by leading artists such as Alberto Vargas, George Petty, and Gil Elvgren that sold for $ 2000 in 1996 are going for $ 200,000 and more today. Pin-up, defined as drawings or paintings of pretty girls that stop short of frank nudity, was produced between 1920 and 1970, and much of it was discarded by publishers and calendar companies after printing. Today it's huge, and ripe for an equally huge and truly comprehensive collector's edition.
Formidably sized, "The Art of Pin-up "is an impressive book that will be coveted by casual fans as well as hardcore pin-up collectors. The reproduction quality of the paintings, pastels, and preparatory sketches--largely sourced from the original art--invites the viewer to trace the brush strokes in the full-page reproductions. Each chapter contains exquisite period calendars, vintage prints, and original model photos as well, documenting the artists' creative process. Much of these ephemera were photographed on-site at the historic Brown

About Dian Hanson

The editor: Dian Hanson was born in Seattle in 1951. For 25 years she produced various men's magazines, including "Puritan," "Juggs" and "Leg Show," before becoming TASCHEN's sexy book editor in 2001. Her many books for TASCHEN include "The New Erotic Photography Vol. 2 "and "Robert Crumb: Sketchbooks 1982-2011." She lives in Los Angeles. The contributing authors: Sarahjane Blum is an author, cultural historian, and co-owner of Grapefruit Moon Gallery, which specializes in original American illustration art. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Louis Meisel is owner of one of the oldest pin-up and illustration art galleries in New York. He is the co-author of TASCHEN's "The Great American Pin-up" and "Gil Elvgren: All his Glamorous American Pin-ups."

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Author : Dian Hanson
Publisher : Taschen
Data Published : 01 November 2013
ISBN : 383653570X
EAN : 9783836535700
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 720 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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