Yet these larger-than-life beauties weren't dredged from Elvgren's fantasies but from real life. There are two copies of these pages on the Web. For Adam Hughes, the Eisner award-winning artist, his primary area of commissioned pin-up art is in comics, "where it's resided for the past 20 to 30 years," though even the mighty comic cover master admits that this has meant he's been out of the loop when it comes to current trends in pin-up art. He also wanted girls with enthusiasm and an expressive face. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab.
David Stevens, creator of the comic-book and later movie character the Rocketeer, immortalised her as the Rocketeer's girlfriend. The 26 Hottest Photos of Marilyn Monroe. The origin of the term "cheesecake" to characterize these pinup shots is a matter of some contention, although one of the most widely accepted explanations is that men who first saw these sorts of photos in the early pinup days would exclaim that looking at them was "better than [eating] cheesecake. It had been around to some degree in the 50s, but became more readily available in the 60s. Mouse over to Zoom - Click to enlarge. Learn more - opens in a new window or tab. The artist knew exactly the kind of woman he was looking for:
Cheesecake: How An Ancient Dessert Came To Be A Sexual Metaphor For Women
Most Mutoscope cards are of "pin-up" material, but some featured other kinds of images such as Jimmy Hatlo cartoons. Please enter 6 numbers for the Postal Code. If limited nudity in an artistic context offends you, please don't proceed any further. Mouse over to Zoom - Click to enlarge. Maxmillian, View Front Image Price:
Learn more - opens in a new window or tab. Modern pin-up artists such as Olivia de Berardinis , Hajime Sorayama, Carlos Cartagena, Jennifer Janesko, Alain Aslan and John Kacere have turned their vision towards photorealistic fantasy or fetishistic subjects and lack the innocence of their predecessors. Learn More - opens in a new window or tab Any international postage and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Buy it now - Add to Watch list Added to your Watch list. Very fine Condition with minor handling wear; and a little wear and tear to the original envelope. There's also Eric Stanton, who provided us with bad girls in bad situations, but that is the opposite direction of cheesecake!