Gil Elvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups

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Post-depression USA was in desperate need of a defining iconography that would lift it out of the black and white doldrums, and it came in the form of Gil Elvgren's technicolor fantasies of the American dream. From the Forties to the Sixties his painted adverts and posters for, among others, Coca-Cola and Pangburn's Chocolates, as well as the long-running Brown and Bigelow calendars, were a bright red white and blue account of the country's aspirations and hopes. As the country plunged into war Elvgren provided the troops ...

Gil Elvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups 2003, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822829301

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