In addition to the chapters on the 10 featured artists, the book includes thumbnail bios and representative art of 85 additional artists, the most complete compendium of pin-up artists ever compiled. All this adds up to a hard-to-beat book on this popular subject.
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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 top 10 artists are profiled in depth. Each chapter opens with a tipped-in reproduction of an original calendar or magazine cover by that artist. The reproduction quality of the paintings, pastels, and preparatory sketches that follow—largely sourced from the original art—invites the viewer to trace the brushstrokes, while the exquisite period calendars, vintage prints, and original model photos document the artists’ creative process. Much of these ephemera were photographed on-site at the historic Brown & Bigelow Company, home to the world’s largest archive of vintage pin-up calendars.
The Art of Pin-Up gathers nearly 100 pin-up artists, with showcase chapters of the top 10, including Gil Elvgren and Alberto Vargas. Each chapter opens with a tipped-in reproduction of an original calendar or magazine cover and boasts original model photos as well as preparatory sketches.
• Hardcover, clothbound with jacket, ribbon bookmark.
• 11.4 x 15.6 in.
• 546 pages, in cardboard box with handle.
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