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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 Al Buell

Self taught, by 1940 Al Buell had opened his own studio, and  was among the artists who contributed to Esquire’s Gallery of Glamour commencing in 1946. Alfred Leslie Buell was born in 1910 in Hiawatha, Kansas. He briefly considered an … 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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