Artistic Memories 30 December: Alberto Vargas

The Boypoet Remembers....

Alberto Vargas Alberto Vargas

Artist: Alberto Vargas

Dates: 9 February 1896 – 30 December 1982

Nationality: Peruvian

Title of Piece: Diana

Diana by Alberto Vargas Diana by Alberto Vargas

Brief Biography: Vargas was one of the most famous pin-up artists and his work still sells for thousands of dollars. During WW2 he became famous for the Vargas Girls as featured in Esquire magazine, adaptions of which became the nose-art for many WW2 aircraft.

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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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