1970s Glamour (20th Century Pin-ups)

by Ian Penberthy (Editor)
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  • 300 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Heavily Illustrated in Full Color Photos
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  • Publisher: Ammonite Press

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The third of a series of four picture books, compiled from the archives of the classic girlie magazines "Fiesta" and "Knave," which celebrate an age when glamour photography strove more for artistic ideals and risque titillation than the sexually explicit top-shelf titles of today.

Statuesque models of the 1950s adopted the poses of Greek goddesses, in elaborately styled sets, while their equivalents from the Swinging Sixties displayed a more playful, almost naive innocence. A decade later, the pin-ups of the 1970s, invariably shot in luscious colour and sumptuous sets, offered a more seductive appeal, while the glamour girls of the 1980s became more sexually suggestive in their poses and attire - or lack of it.

The bevy of beauties that graces the pages of these four books illustrates the changing faces - and bodies - of the glamour model over four decades, from the demure to the titillating, the seductive to the steamy, the erotic to the raunchy.

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Ammonite Press unveils a series of four picture books, compiled from the archives of the classic girlie magazines, Fiesta and Knave, which celebrates an age when glamour photography strove more for artistic ideals and risqué titillation than the sexually explicit top-shelf titles of today. The bevy of beauties that graces the pages of these four books illustrates the changing faces—and bodies—of the glamour model over four decades, from the demure to the titillating, the seductive to the steamy, the erotic to the raunchy. Each title features almost three hundred photographs, all with whimsical yet reverential captions describing the girls, the sets, the poses, and the props.

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  • ISBN: 1906672644
  • EAN: 9781906672645
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