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The Complete Pin-Ups Book by Gil Elvgren

The Complete Pin-Ups Book by Gil Elvgren

The Complete Pin-Ups

Post depression America was in desperate need of a defining iconography that would lift it out of the black and white doldrums, and it came in theform of Gil Elvgren s Technicolor fantasies of the American dream His technique which earned him a reputation as The Norman Rockwell of cheesecake involved photographing models and then painting them into gorgeous hyper reali Post depression America was in desperate need of a defining iconography that would lift it out of the black and white doldrums, and it came in theform of Gil Elvgren s Technicolor fantasies of the American dream His technique which earned him a reputation as The Norman Rockwell of cheesecake involved photographing models and then painting them into gorgeous hyper reality, with longer legs, flamboyant hair and gravity defying busts, and in the process making them the perfect moral boosting eye candy for every homesick private

Title : The Complete Pin-Ups
Author :  Gil Elvgren
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Isbn : 3836503050
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 272 pages

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