The Little Book of Driben Taschen


His name is less familiar than Vargas’s and Elvgren’s, but his brilliantly colored and voluptuous pin-ups are well known...

Artikelnummer: 9783836522953
His name is less familiar than Vargas’s and Elvgren’s, but his brilliantly colored and voluptuous pin-ups are well known. Peter Driben’s career began in 1934, with covers for La Paree StoriesPep StoriesSnappyNew York Nights, and Bedtime Stories. He progressed to High HeelSilk Stocking StoriesGay Book, and Joker, but true fame arrived in 1944 with his first cover for Beauty Parade. For the next 11 years Driben painted the most popular magazine covers in America for Beauty ParadeWinkTitterEyefulFlirtand Whisper magazines. Long after his death he was rediscovered in the as the subject of Taschen's The Best of American Girlie Magazines and since has decorated T-shirts and coffee mugs, album covers, and tattooed tushes. Now his many fans can have over 200 of his original paintings and published covers, from the beginning to the end of his prolific career, in a light, portable and affordable edition.

Flexicover,
11,9 x 16,6 cm, 
192 pages
Dian Hanson
ISBN 978-3-8365-2295-3
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German 
Leverbaar: eind november 2015 
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