One big slice of cheesecake: Pin-up travels the long road from barracks wall to high art In the 15 years since TASCHEN released "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 $ 2,000 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 ...

The Art of Pin-Up XL 2014, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783836535700