The Little Book of Vargas Taschen

Alberto Vargas took over Esquire magazine’s monthly pin-up post in late 1940...

Artikelnummer: 9783836520201
Alberto Vargas took over Esquire magazine’s monthly pin-up post in late 1940. By 1942, when the U.S. joined the war, he had more than a million ardent enlisted fans who carried his pin-ups in backpacks and duffel bags as reminders of the American girls they'd left behind. When Esquire was charged with obscenity over a particularly spicy pin-up in 1943 the military stepped in to fight for The Varga Girl, declaring her necessary to maintain the morale of young fighting men. Today these wartime pin-ups are the most collectible of Vargas’s work. Find them all in this pocket-sized delight.

Dian Hanson
11,9 x 16,6 cm, 
192 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-2020-1
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German 
Leverbaar: eind november 2015
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