In the world of contemporary pin-up art, few artists can capture the sexy essence of a gorgeous woman as well and as wonderfully as Jim Silke. This title recounts his long and exceedingly happy career flirting with fine art and foxy women.
In the world of contemporary pinup art, few artists can capture the sexy essence of a gorgeous woman as well and as wonderfully as Jim Silke. Silke's best-selling art books includeBettie Page, Queen of Hearts and Pin-Up: The Illegitimate Art. This time, the pinup master strips his subjects of dress and other distractions to better reveal the delicious details that are usually hidden from admiring eyes. Silke adorns his intoxicating imagery with sage insight and cunning wit, as he recounts his long and exceedingly happy career flirting with fine art and foxy women.
Jim Silke served as the Executive Art Director at Capitol Records. He is the creator and editor of the magazines Cinema and Movies International, novelist (the Death Dealer series), and screenwriter (Sahara, King Solomon's Mines, Revenge of the Ninja, etc.). His books include, Bettie Page, Queen of the Nile, Bettie Page: Queen of Hearts and Bettie Page Rules, Pin-Up: The Illegitimate Art. Silke has won many awards, including a Grammy for the cover of Judy at Carnegie Hall, an Emmy citation for AFI's James Cagney Life Achievement Award, and citations from, The Society of Illustrators.