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A Brief History of Pin-Up Art: Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren is considered the most successful Pin-Up artist of the 20th Century. Elvgren applied the commercial mass appeal of advertisement art and the hint of humour to Pin-Up creating images that encapsulate a time and place in American history.

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A Brief History of Pin-Up Art: George Petty

The popularity of the Petty Girl changed not only Pin-Up art, but the concept of American Beauty. A beautiful woman with elongated limbs often dangling a telephone with a flirtatious smile, George Petty created a

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A Brief History of Pin-Up Art: Alberto Vargas

Alberto Vargas career highlights the low and highs of Pin-Up art within the last 100 years as well as its cultural effects on American societal norms. From Ziegfeld Follies to Esquire to Playboy, Vargas captured the imagination of the nation with a touch of glamour.

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Chief Auctioneer Bob Merrill Retires After 43 Years

Congratulations and thank you to Bob Merrill, Chief Auctioneer on retiring after 40 years at Heritage Auctions.

What is the Value of an Authentic Tiffany Lamp?

The value of a Tiffany Co. lamp varies depending on many factors. Read this article to learn what makes a Tiffany lamp valuable.

Where are the Missing Films of Alice Guy Blache?

Alice Guy-Blache was the first female film director and producer, making over 1,000 films. But fewer than 200 original films have been found, making any that emerge rare and valuable.

Tribute to Peter Fonda from Heritage Auctions

A farewell to Peter Fonda from Heritage Auctions.

Icon Spotlight: Norman Seeff's Vintage Photographs

Icon Spotlight: Norman Seeff’s Vintage Photographs

Norman Seeff has had a very interesting life.  He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and was trained as a doctor eventually working as an emergency doctor under apartheid in the Black township of Soweto. 

What Was Norman Rockwell Famous For?

Popularity often has a finite lifespan. Whether for an actor, athlete, political candidate, there usually comes a time when the public is ready for the next big thing. Buy, Value or Appraise Your Fine Art

Draftsman Frank Lloyd Wright & the Art of Harmonizing Design with Nature

“An idea is inevitably a coordination. It is a coming together of something that is separate or disorganized or incomplete. With an idea you begin to feel into the nature of that incompleteness.” – Frank