Pin-up photographer and former model Bunny Yeager – who was best known for her Playboy centerfold of Bettie Page – died this weekend. She was 85.
Don't believe me? Just check out the rose poking out of the Beast's briefs.
This is Hilda, the sexy chubster pin-up girl who is about to be plastered all over your apartment.
Who taught Jefferson how to twerk it? Was it a time-travelling Amanda Bynes? Tale as old as time...
Well, hello, fabulous Dita Von Teese and Dita Von Teese's fabulous French-Blue 1939 Packard.
Pin-up art generally has a better rep than straight-up porn, but it's definitely supposed to be titillating. So is this a lady-friendly art form, or just another way for guys to drool over chicks?
Rion Sabean is a 26-year-old photography student who has started a series of "Men-Ups," in which men who embody what society considers to be manly — bearded, blue collar types —are shot in poses usually reserved for ultra-feminine pin-up girls. The result is not only funny but thought-provoking, and we asked Rion to…
Buzzfeed calls our attention to this gallery of before-and-after images of vintage pin-up ladies — proving women have been retouched in photos, paintings, and advertisements long before Photoshop came into our lives. In this era, artists were "fixing" imperfections on their models with an actual paintbrush.
It's not enough to make the cut to be a Playboy centerfold. Your nipples also have to be the right sort of pointy. Your butt has to have a "better curve." Enter Photoshop. Here, a rare view into the process.
"It is a guys' world, definitely," says one of two female photographers competing on Playboy Shootout, a new reality show from the magazine. "I love that kind of challenge." But a woman's presence doesn't change the formula whatsoever.
As a few articles from the weekend prove, women who fancy themselves "Modern Pin-Ups" often ignore the realities of the 1950s. (But, yes, the hair was great!)
There are models, and then there was Bettie Page. What was it about the smiling girl with the pageboy that so captured the pop culture imagination? As the following pictures (some NSFW) show, a lot.
Bettie Page, the iconic pinup and cult figure, died yesterday in Los Angeles, at the age of 85. She suffered a heart attack last week and had been in a coma ever since.
We were recently introduced to the concept of "Good Girl Art," which refers to the ladies represented on a certain segment of mid-century pulp paperbacks. Writer Richard Lupoff defines GGA as "a cover illustration depicting an attractive young woman, usually in skimpy or form-fitting clothing, and designed for (mild…