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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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Inspirations: Alberto Vargas

Alberto Vargas is considered the best pinup painter. Peruvian born and son of a photographer, he studied art in Europe and soon after migrated to the U.S. 107 more words

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Artistic Memories 30 December: Alberto Vargas

Artist: Alberto Vargas

Dates: 9 February 1896 – 30 December 1982

Nationality: Peruvian

Title of Piece: Diana

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

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