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Gil Elvgren’s Vintage Pin Up Girls Gallery 16

This gallery contains 12 photos.

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The Vintage Pin Up girls of Earl Moran Gallery 1

Earl Moran was one of the 20th century’s most important pin-up artists and a true star in the pin-up world. Earl Moran (1893 – 1984)The inception of Earl Moran’s vibrant career as a pin-up artist could be narrowed to 1932 … Continue reading

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The Pin Up Girls of Celeste Giuliano Photography

“Servin up the best cheesecake in town!” Philadelphia is famous for many things, but what comes to mind is not the liberty bell, it’s my love of a good Philly Cheese Steak sandwich, and my love of the Cheese Cake … Continue reading

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Gil Elvgren Vintage Pin Ups gallery 12

Gil Elvgren was America’s pre-eminent pin-up artist , had a simple (though, admittedly, a bit lecherous sounding) criteria for creating his beautiful calendar girls: each had to have a “fifteen-year-old face on a twenty-year-old body.”  During a career that spanned … Continue reading

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The Vintage Pin Up Art of Joyce Ballantyne (1918 – 2006)

Joyce Ballantyne was a noteworthy member of the “girl’s club” among pin-up artists – her women were often more natural than the studiously coy poses of her male counterparts. In 1945, Ballantyne began painting, pin-ups for Brown & Bigelow, having … Continue reading

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Gil Elvgren Vintage Pin Up Girls Gallery 11

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The Pin Up Art of Zoë Mozert

Zoë Mozert was the most famous female pin-up artist of her day and is noted for rejecting sexy-girl clichés in favour of depicting  “real” young women, with recognizably individual features and personalities. Zoë Mozert (1907 – 1993) The bulk of … Continue reading

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Harry Ekman Vintage Pin Ups

  A Chicago artist, Harry Ekman worked side by side with fellow Sundblom shop veteran Gil Elvgren, developing a lush style in oils uncannily like  that of his mentor Harry Ekman (1923-1999)Ekman’s girls have the same fresh, wholesome glow as Elvgren’s, … Continue reading

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Vintage Pin-Up Posters of Gil Elvgren Gallery 9

Gillette A. Elvgren was born on the 15th March 1914, in St. Paul, Minnesota. He started at the Minnesota Art Institute studying architecture but soon realised that he loved painting more, for this reason he moved to Chicago with his … Continue reading

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