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14 Female Pin-up Artists You Should Know — But Probably Don’t [NSFW]

Vargas, Elvgren, and Moran — these are just some of the many well-known men who served “cheesecake” illustrations of hourglass-shaped bombshells that teased and pleased to American men way before more explicit photos and videos took their place. 128 more words

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Vintage Pin Up: Vargas - Girl With Medal

For those of you who really enjoy pin ups, you might be interested in a project that Kathleen Ryan is working on —

Called “Pin Up! 27 more words

GARDEN DRESSING

Alberto Vargas, 1940s, Esquire magazine, USA

GARDEN DRESSING is a new pet project I am working on with Italian garden historian and architect Filippo Pizzoni. In 2014, after asking me to give a talk on “plants and flowers in Italian fashion of the 20th century” at the yearly conference he organizes for prestigious Orticola in Milan, my love for the subject has literally bloomed. 356 more words

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A PARADE OF PIN-UP PERFECTION….

Known to titillate, and set to tease, the tempting ‘girl next door’ of the 1940’s and 50’s has re-entered the building!

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Artistic Memories 9 February: Alberto Vargas

Artist: Alberto Vargas

Dates: 9 February 1896 – 30 December 1982

Nationality: Peruvian

Title of Piece: Marilyn

Brief Biography: Vargas was one of the most famous pin-up artists and his work still sells for thousands of dollars. 31 more words

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