Classic Vintage Pin-Ups from Hollywood’s Golden Age

Classic Vintage Pin-Ups from Hollywood’s Golden Age

Classic Hollywood Pin-Ups – Beautiful and Sexy Portrait Photos of 60 Famous Actresses from Hollywood’s Golden Age America’s entrance into World War II back in 1941 triggered the golden age of pinups, pictures of smiling women in a range of clothing-challenged situations. The racy photos adorned lonely servicemen’s lockers, the walls of barracks, and even the sides of planes. For the first time in its history, the US military unofficially sanctioned this kind of art:…

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‘American beauty’ and Pinups from Carey Fruth

‘American beauty’ and Pinups from Carey Fruth

Is there an ideal American beauty? Does that iconic rose petal scene in the film come to mind? It’s a compelling argument — a young, skinny, blond woman suggestively lying atop a bed of rose petals, her intimate parts strategically obscured by more red petals. But photographer Carey Fruth begs to differ. Fruth was inspired by a racy scene from the 1999 movie of the same name in which Kevin Spacey fantasized about one of his daughter’s friends, and  launched an ongoing photo project called ‘American…

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From old Archives – the Queen of Pinups Bettie Page

From old Archives – the Queen of Pinups Bettie Page

Bettie Mae Page (April 22, 1923 – December 11, 2008) was an American model who gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. Often referred to as the “Queen of Pinups”, her jet black hair, blue eyes, and trademark bangs have influenced artists for generations. A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Page lived in California in her early adult years before moving to New York City to pursue work as an actress. There, she began…

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