Keyhole Cuties: The Pin-up Art of Celeste Giuliano

Celeste Giuliano

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Pin-ups are a classic American art form that have enthralled several generations since first gaining widespread popularity in the 1920s. Today, internationally acclaimed photographer Celeste Giuliano has developed a style of photography that masterfully pays homage to the sweet and sexy look of the classic pin-up girl illustrations from WWII America. With a focus on details, authenticity, lighting, studio techniques, and poses, she has made a career of transforming everyday women into pin-up queens and making both men and women alike fall in love with their classic beauty all over again. In this, her first definitive collection, Celeste reminds us why men "pinned up" these lovely ladies and why their timeless beauty is still as sexy as ever. Each of the 130 portraits takes you back to the time when a flirtatious smile or a peek at a garter was what made the girl next door the ultimate bombshell.

Size: 9" x 12" | 134 color photos | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764345722

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Following in the footsteps of the great pin-up artists before her, internationally acclaimed photographer Celeste Giuliano has embarked on showcasing the true American woman once again. Through her photography, she masterfully captures the sweet and sensual look of unbridled sexual charm that was present during the golden age of American pin-ups. Celeste has gained a world wide audience and is embraced by fans and peers alike as a modern day pioneer in pin-up photography. Since opening her studio in Philadelphia, Celeste has welcomed thousands of everyday girls to flash their garters and revive those flirtatious smiles. On days she is not working in her studio, Celeste enjoys scouring yard sales, flea markets and auctions looking to constantly build her ever growing vintage collection.