Happy 100th Birthday Pin-Up Artist Gil Elvgren!

Gil_Elvgren01Today marks the 100th birthday of the great Pin-Up master Gil Elvgren. Now we did a post on him last year for his 99th and decided to do something to celebrate his art and the ladies because these are what made him famous and oh so memorable.

Enjoy the lovely ladies in all their sexy scenarios, tasteful states of undress and, most importantly, the fun filled paintings.

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Happy Birthday Elvgren and may your sexy pin-ups last forever.

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Risque, pretty and down right fun Pin-Up Girls are an art form on their own. Many artists painted them from models and a few created the girls for movie posters. Here are three artists that come from around the same eras but have stamped their own mark on the world of Pin-Ups. Fantastically two of these are women and the guy really needs no introduction. Continue reading