Today I’d like to show you the artwork of Peter Driben (1903-1968), one of the most popular american pin-up artists from the 1940s and the 1950s.
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Vintage Illustrators: Bill Medcalf
He became famous because of his illustrations of young and beautiful women surrounded often by cars or in a glamorous aesthetics. He was often asked for commissions on calendars and other publications.
Vintage Illustrators: Robert Maguire
Time to continue with my Vintage Illustrators series, which I started last month with Robert McGinnis. Today I’m going to share with you the art of Robert Maguire, another of my top favorite vintage illustrators.
Robert Maguire (1921 – 2006) was one of the most important illustrators of the 20th century, and he was best known for his film noir inspired illustrations, which featured glamorous women.
Vintage Illustrators: Robert McGinnis
I have a thing for vintage illustrators. Well, more than that: I am totally obsessed. And today I start this blog series of posts featuring some of my favorite illustrators from past decades. And what’s better than kicking it off with the great Robert McGinnis?
This american illustrator is known for illustrating classic hollywood movie posters, such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Barbarella and some James Bond films. He’s also created great covers for pulp magazines, fashion editorials and even for the advertising industry. Born in the 1920s, he’s one of the greatest illustrators of all time.