Thursday, October 11, 2007

In the Grand Tradition of Pin-up Art

Here are a couple of recent efforts in a genre that's over a century old:

   

According to Wikipedia, the term "pin-up" was coined in the 1940s, but the genre itself can be traced back to the 1890s.

Here's a cool vintage pin-up blog by a woman who collects old pin-up art. IllustrationArt also had a great post on the genre that lacks (maybe deservedly so) serious respect in the art world.

1 comment:

Tristana said...

Keep up the good work.