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The Great American Pin-Up

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Publisher Comments:

They've been exciting generations of men, on calendars and covers, as centrefolds or even on playing cards: pin-ups. What started as an exercise in oils was soon taken up in various media — pin-up mascots graced the fuselages of American fighters, and became an essential feature of the male world of garages and barracks. And the age of political correctness hasn't ended their appeal.

This book tells the tale of a genre as utterly American as the paintings of Edward Hopper, describing its origins and development in detail and showcasing the most important artists. With over 900 illustrations, The Great American Pin-Up is one of the first comprehensive studies of the genre to appear anywhere.

Synopsis:

This illustrated text tells the story of the American pin-up as a genre as utterly American as the paintings of Edward Hopper. It describes the genre's origins and development, showcasing the most important artists.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783822817018
Author:
Martignette, Charles G.
Author:
Meisel, Louis K.
Publisher:
Taschen
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Portraits
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Women in art
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Portraits
Copyright:
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
447
Dimensions:
10.42x8.12x1.25 in. 3.54 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This illustrated text tells the story of the American pin-up as a genre as utterly American as the paintings of Edward Hopper. It describes the genre's origins and development, showcasing the most important artists.
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