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Lorenzo Sperlonga pin-up artist

Italian artist Lorenzo Sperlonga populates his fantasy worlds with powerful, sensual women with a story to tell

Lorenzo SperlongaLorenzo Sperlonga (b.1969)

The year 1995 marked the beginning of Lorenzo Sperlonga's career as a pin-up artist - he painted his first cover for SKORPIO - the biggest comics magazine in Italy.

Lorenzo Sperlonga was born in Rome in 1969. At the age of 16, he began his career as an illustrator and a graphic designer for advertising agencies and small publishers. In those first few years, he soon realized that painting was his true calling, and little by little he focused his artistic interests entirely towards sci-fi, fantasy and erotica.

As his covers started to appear in Australia, South America and Eastern Europe, the American market opened its doors to Lorenzo in 1998. Lorenzo moved to Los Angeles, where he began his collaboration with Larry Flynt Publications, as well as many other publishers such as Avalanche, Aeg, Sizzle, Fort Ross. However, in Lorenzo's words, the "real big one" happened in 2000 when he became a cover artist for historical fantasy comics magazine Heavy Metal.

Tamara Bane Gallery and Lorenzo started to work together in May 2002, just a couple of months before the release of his first book The Art of Lorenzo Sperlonga (see below).

On the wings of that international success, MG soon contacted him again to commission the double cover of the premiere issue of Artcore, the first periodical entirely dedicated to pin-up art.

Lorenzo Sperlonga continues to produce stunning artwork, a master of fantasy erotica.

Want to know more? Visit The Art of Lorenzo Sperlonga for additional examples of his artwork and to browse his store.
The Art of Lorenzo Sperlonga
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