Wings of Angels: A Tribute to the Art of World War II Pinup & Aviation Vol.1

Wings of Angels: A Tribute to the Art of World War II Pinup & Aviation Vol.1

By: Michael Malak (author)Hardback

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Description

A beautifully presented, two-volume collection, uniquely chronicling the story and history of the most recognizable aircraft of World War II and the pinup girls whose images graced these legendary warbirds. Flying into combat with our boys, inspiring and providing our U.S. soldiers with sweetly seductive reminders of home, these pinups are a reminder of the All American good life GIs were fighting for. For the first time, Michael Malak has merged classic 1940s style Hollywood photographs in black and white and sepia recreations for the vintage at heart, as well as full color HDR (High Dynamic Range) photographs for the modern art lover. This book takes the viewer through the history of these magnificent warbirds and the role they played in World War II, and provides detailed, factual information about each of them courtesy of the Yanks Air Museum, home of these exquisite warbirds. Several world renowned pinup artists of today, such as Greg Hildebrandt, have contributed their time and talent to take part in this project, providing original artwork for Wings of Angels in the tradition of legendary pinup artists Gil Elvgren and Alberto Vargas.

About Author

Michael Malak is a well known professional photographer and artist, specializing in 1940s style Hollywood glamour photography and WWII pinup photographic recreations. Michael currently resides in Southern California with his family.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764346408
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780764346408
  • weight: 1120
  • ISBN10: 0764346407

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