mercredi 15 juin 2011

lundi 13 juin 2011

vendredi 3 juin 2011

Elvgren, le dessinateur des pin-ups

Gil Elvgren was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. He was active from the 1930s to 1970s. Today he is best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow.
Elvgren was one of the most important pin-up and glamour artists of the twentieth century. In addition, hev was a classical American illustrator. He was a master of portraying the feminine, but he wasn't limited to the calendar pin-up industry. He was strongly influenced by the early "pretty girl" illustrators, such as Charles Dana
Gibson, Andrew Loomis, and Howard Chandler Christy. Other influences included the Brandywine School founded by Howard Pyle.
Elvgren was a commercial success. His clients ranged from Brown & Bigelow and Coca-Cola to General Electric and Sealy Mattress Company. In addition, during the 1940s and 1950s he illustrated stories for a host of magazines, such as The Saturday Evening Post and Good Housekeeping.
Although best known for his pin-ups, his work for Coca-Cola and others depicted typical Americans — ordinary people doing everyday things. The women Elvgren painted were never the femme fatale, the female adventuress, or somebody's mistress. They are the girl next door whose charms are innocently revealed in that fleeting instant when she is caught unaware in what might be an embarrassing situation.

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jeudi 2 juin 2011

du burlesque

Le jeudi 16 juin 2011,
O’Sullivans Backstage

Strip Tease Burlesque de 19h30 à minuit
Une soirée burlesque, rock, glamour, sexy et déjantée!
Pour cette onzième édition nous invitons 8 effeuilleuses de tous styles et nationalités pour 1h30 de show glamour, rock’n'roll, sexy, pleins de paillettes et d’humour!
Avec en première partie The Crinks un groupe de reprises rock et garage qui envoie du bois!

Avec :
Cerise Diva Champomy
Miss Glitter Painkiller
The Shanghai Pearl (US)
Vendetta Vain (UK)
Valentina del Pearls
Et pour la première fois à Paris la troupe Tease That Thing avec
Bisou Belette
Kat’ de Velours
Wonder Titty Twister

50 places sont en vente au prix de 12 euros, ensuite ça sera sur place pour 14 euros.

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