Art of War Pictures, Phoenix, Arizona

This private ownership removed the control and influence of the church over the content ofimagery and the expression of an unfettered personal and artistic vision.

By the end of World War II the pin-up  the pin-up photos of Rita Hayworth and Betty Grable.
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A poet writing in Knickerbocker Magazine offered: "Naked yet clothed with chastity,She stands and as a shield throws back the sun's hot rays, Her modest mien repels eachvulgar gaze." The perspective represented by the GreekSlave affirms the capacity of the figure to be a powerful symbol of purity andinnocence in the eye of the beholder.


WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed ..

The nude imagery of the human formexpresses rebirth into heaven, as well as innocence and purity, leaving the fallenmaterial world behind.
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Is there a connection between the beautiful women adorning the historic cemeteries of the world, the cars of the privileged and the war planes of the Second World War?