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Art of Pin-Up

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ISBN-10: 383653570X

ISBN-13: 9783836535700

Edition: 2014

Authors: Louis Meisel, Sarahjane Blum, Dian Hanson

List price: $200.00
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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…    
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Book details

List price: $200.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: TASCHEN
Publication date: 8/22/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 546
Size: 16.85" wide x 21.50" long x 3.94" tall
Weight: 13.420
Language: English

Dian Hanson produced a variety of men's magazines from 1976 to 2001, including Juggs, Outlaw Biker and Leg Show, before becoming TASCHEN's Sexy Book editor. Her 60+ books for TASCHEN include The Art of Pin-up and Psychedelic Sex. She lives in Los Angeles.