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.
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 new fantasy for a new generation. Learn more about George Petty original pin up art values: Read the bio, see […]
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.
Congratulations and thank you to Bob Merrill, Chief Auctioneer on retiring after 40 years at Heritage Auctions.
A farewell to Peter Fonda from Heritage Auctions.
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. Due to the political climate at the time he thought it best to leave South Africa in 1969. Arriving in […]
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 – Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures Bid or buy art for sale, value your item, or request a free appraisal to sell […]
“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 Lloyd Wright Over the course of his 60-decade long career, Frank Lloyd Wright earned a reputation for being obsessively meticulous […]