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Greg Hildebrandt pin-up artist | 2/5


The American Beauties series began at the end of the 20th Century and still Greg Hildebrandt continues to create stunning paintings and stunning beauties

"When I sat down to choose what kind of women I wanted to portray in my series I knew that I had to have 'Good Girls' and the 'Not so Good Girls'"

Greg Hildebrandt pinup artist

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The Hildebrandt brothers would also work on advertising art, hundreds of classic children's books, and the covers of numerous fantasy and science fiction novels. They have won the coveted Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators and in 1973, the Child Study Association chose their Giant Panda Book as a Children's Books of the Year. However, being a twin can be both a blessing and a curse. Being so closely related in both life and work, a sense of individuality can be lost, at least in the eyes of the public.

Towards the end of 1999, with a career in commercial art and illustration spanning forty years, Greg finally made the decision to live the dream of every commercial illustrator and do a painting just for himself. After considerable thought Greg made the decision to combine the two greatest loves of his life, art and women. This resulted in not just one painting but an entire series of paintings, his American Beauties.

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Over 50 artworks to choose from! Each piece has been taken from Greg's classic American Beauties pin-up series, reworked and given a vintage theme. These prints are highly collectible and EXCLUSIVE to The Pin-up Files!

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All images in this gallery are copyright © Greg Hildebrandt. All rights reserved.

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