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Vargas Pin Up

The artwork below is one of my favourite Vargas Pin-ups from Alberto Vargas. Wonderful retro curls and vintage make-up. It’s like a palette for my favourite beauty look. 9 more words


Alberto Vargas: King of Pin ups

When one looks at most modern ‘lads mags’ it is easy to be a bit blasé with the quality of the pictures of the models. The same kind of body type, make up, dress (or lack of) and posing. 462 more words


Artist Profile: Alberto Vargas (1896 -- 1982)

Alberto Vargas was one of the most famous of the classic pin-up artists.  The son of noted photographer Max Vargas, he was born in Peru and moved to the U.S. 107 more words


To Bare, or Not to Bare

Sex sells.

This is a sad fact of life. But while this may be true, when it comes to art, what sells isn’t always what’s best for business. 709 more words