The Little Book of Vargas

Author(s): Dian Hanson

Art

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 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 the military stepped in the fight for The Varga Girl, declaring her necessary for morale. Today these wartime pin-ups are the most collectible of Vargas' work, and we 've collected them all in this compact, affordable 192-page volume.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9783836520201
  • : Taschen GmbH
  • : Taschen GmbH
  • : November 2015
  • : 166mm X 119mm
  • : Germany
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dian Hanson
  • : Paperback
  • : 759.985
  • : 192