Sunday, May 10, 2015

EURO-TRIP Photos Books Postcards May + June Shows

It's spring and time to head back to Europe this year for an extended trip including Paris, Verona and Berlin. I will be traveling from May 14th to June 10th. Email me if you'll be at any of the shows and we can get together for coffee, lunch, cocktails. First stop, Paris for a week of catching up with colleagues and friends, then off to ...

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... Verona in northern Italy for the 124th Veronafil the venerable and 
overwhelming stamp, coin and postcard show May 22, 23 and 24th ... 

... and back to Paris for the 65th Cartexpo the following weekend, May 29 & 30th ...

... on the 31st, to Berlin for a few days to look at art, buy some books and 
hang out with colleagues and friends ...

... and one more bounce back to Paris for a full weekend with 
two outdoor fairs, the San Sulpice Book Fair June 4th to the 8th ...

... and the 52nd Bievre International Photo Fair June 6 & 7th just outside Paris

Current and upcoming exhibitions in Paris I'm looking forward to include Lumiere Le Cinema Invente at the Grand Palais, the Germaine Krull retrospective at the Jeu de Paume, Tattoos & Tattooists extended at the Branly Museum and at La Halle Saint Pierre, the outsider art exhibition space, Les Cahiers Dessines

Germaine Krull ~ Self Portrait ca.1925

Thursday, April 30, 2015

1950s GIRLIE PIX: Cheesecake Busty Babes Nude

Sexy 1950s babes posed in and out of lingerie: bras, panties, garter belts and stockings. From a recent purchase, 4 x 5" glossy photos, sold in sets via ads in girlie magazines and adult bookstores. A selection of demurely posed nudes, "covering up" their pubes, the results often more provocative then the hirsute imagery that followed in the 1960s. 
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 Donna "Busty" Brown

 Medium, small, large!!

 Jackie Miller

PAPERBACK Covers: '60s Sleeze Straight Gay Lesbian

A selection from my archives of straight, gay and lesbian, early 1960s, paperback sleaze featuring illustrated covers by Gene Bilbrew, Eric Stanton and Ed Alexander.

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Monday, April 27, 2015