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5 September 2011

Alberto Vargas - vintage pinup artist

Want to know more? See the Alberto Vargas galleries at The Pinup Files.

Alberto Vargas vintage pin-up artist
ARTIST :: Alberto VARGAS
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9 comments:

  1. hi..where are the original watercolor paintings Vargus did for "Thunder Before Lightning " published in 1961. contact sbeecher@digitalpath.net

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    1. Hi I have his 1940 Vargus Calender if interested please contact me @ anitawomanl@yahoo.com
      Great condition all months in taced Jan thur Dec. missing front cover only pages again are in great condition.
      thank you

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  2. We are still working on the Vargas galleries and any help would be much appreciated!

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  3. I'm looking for images and information on 2 mated, framed and signed Vargas pieces.
    Thank you for your time.
    S. Smith
    stefnaad@yahoo.com

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  4. Vargas was one of the most brilient artists of the pin up world ever.

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  5. A Vargas original was 'lifted' from a Sarasota bar that he frequented. If you know of this painting and want to see it contact jim@silverlinepictures.ca.

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  6. Vargas was truly one of the greats when it came to drawing women and capturing their femininity. On a sidenote, did you guys know that Bob Guccione of Penthouse fame was a big fan and collector of art, counting Vargas as one of his inspirations? He was even something of an artist with oils and sketches himself. I saw a bunch of his stuff at the GuccioneCollection.com.

    It's interesting to see who Vargas inspired!

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  7. Vargas was such an inspiration to me, I wish I could have met him and hang around with him.

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  8. I recently purchased a vintage copy of the drawing shown in the background of your picture of Vargas. Thank you so much for displaying so many of his ladies and giving us all a chance to enjoy them. He really did create magic and there have been too few like him since he died!

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