R.I.P Bettie Page

bettiepage01Legendary pin-up model Bettie Page died on Thursday, a week after suffering a heart attack. She was 85 years old. Featured in the center-fold of Playboy in 1955, has since become a house-hold name. Her trademark haircut and captivating smile won her fame throughout the years and she is noted as being an important part of the sexual revolution in the 60’s. Read more about Bettie on CNN. See photos of Bettie on TIME.

willis08smIf you like pin-up art, see the gallery on The Great American Pin-Ups site. They have some beautiful illustrations like this one by Fritz Willis. You can see this art in life at their Gallery in NY.

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