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2015 new books
Chocolate Cheesecake:
Celebrating the Modern Black Pin-up
• The first pin-up photography book of its kind celebrating the beauty and style of black pin-ups
• Ten of today’s best pin-up photographers present over 50 of the most beautiful black models
• Over 125 full-page, color images
Blending the style of the past with the women of the present, this book is a first-of-its-kind celebration of modern black
pin-up beauty. Black pin-ups existed during the “Golden Age of Pin-ups,” but like other black artists of the time, they
often did not receive the same attention as their white contemporaries. Although still rare, modern black pin-upmodels
are getting more attention thanks tomodels and photographers who understand that pin-up has evolved to include all
backgrounds and ethnicities.This new book shines the spotlight on ten of today’s best pin-up photographers and their
work with over 50 of today’s most beautiful black pin-up models. With images ranging from classic pin-up glamour
to retro-inspired fetish photography, this collection of works shows the diversity of flavors found in contemporary
black pin-up culture.
Earnest L. Cox, PhD
, is an associate professor of rhetoric and writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
He is a long-time fan and collector of pin-up photography and lives with his wife Angelia in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Size: 9" x 12" • 129 color images • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4815-0 • hard cover • $34.99
Earnest L. Cox, PhD
Ink ’N Girls: Volume 2
• More than 300 photos of today’s top tattoo models
• Artists and models from around the world
• Candid interviews help you get to know the women behind the ink
Following the success of Volume 1, this second installment of Ákos Bánfalvi’s irresistible
Ink ’NGirls
series continues to
reveal facts about the lives of beautiful women adorned with vibrant ink. Interviews delve into the minds of gorgeous
and thoughtful tattoomodels fromaround the world, revealing stories of pain and glory, resilience and triumph, growth
and transformation. Eighteen models from all walks of life open up to the veteran photojournalist, sharing tales of
their rise to modeling royalty and intriguing details about their personal lives, favorite tattoo artists, and thoughts on
tattoo and body modification culture in the past, present, and future.
Ákos Bánfalvi
is a well-known Hungarian journalist and principal contributor to the Hungarian
Tattoo Magazine
and the American
Size: 9" x 12" • 308 color photos • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4814-3 • hard cover • $39.99
Ákos Bánfalvi
Modern Vintage Pin-Up:
The Photography of Marilee Caruso
• A collection of retro-style digital pin-up photography by artist Marilee Caruso
• Contemporary cheesecake, glamour, and hot rod pin-up photography
• A nostalgic glance into the mood, style, and sex appeal of the 1930s through 1960s era pin-up girl
This collection of over 250 contemporary retro-style cheesecake, glamour, and hot rod pinup photographs byNorthern
California artistMarileeCaruso takes women fromall backgrounds and transforms them into the classy yet stimulating
bombshells of our parents’ and grandparents’ day. Inspired by icons such as Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page, or Sophia
Loren, each portrait provides a nostalgic glance into the mood, style, and sex appeal of the 1930s, ‘40s, ‘50s, and ‘60s
era pin-up girl. Fromblack and white Hollywood starlets to greasy hot rod honeys, this bevy of gorgeous gals has been
revamped with vintage hair and makeup, wardrobe, and posing. Shot with high-quality digital technology of the 21st
century, each image is reminiscent of the drawings of Gil Elvgrin and Alberto Vargas.
Northern California photographer
Marilee Caruso
attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco, where she
honed her skills with the camera, lighting, and retouching. Now an internationally published photographer, Marilee
specializes in transforming models and everyday women into retro pin-up girls.
Size: 9" x 12" • 255 color images • 208 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4917-1 • hard cover • $34.99
Marilee Caruso
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