This Bettie Page mixed media art is titled Appearing Live! The artwork honors the famous pinup model, burlesque performer and actress from the 1950’s era. This retro style collage with her black and white pinup images, reminds us of the past and her notorious lifestyle. Looking closely you begin to see the collage pieces from actual vintage magazines, the artist used to create this artwork. The artist truly captures this moment in time, with these classic ad phrases form the past, “Appearing Live”, “Girls Girls, Girls” and “Va-Va-Voom”. Notice the ad for TEASERAMA, the 1955 film featuring Tempest Storm and Bettie Page.
Bettie Mae Page (1923-2008) was an American model who gained notoriety in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. She was often referred to as the “Queen of Pinups”: her long jet-black hair, blue eyes, and trademark bangs have influenced artists for generations. Wiki
Bettie Page mixed media art, is a signed original collage that is mounted on a cradled wood panel. The artist, Jim Hudek, signature can be found in the lower right corner and the title of the artwork on the reverse. He sealed the piece with a archival high gloss clear UV resin. It is wired and ready to hang.
ARTIST: Jim Hudek
TITLE: Appearing Live
EDITION: Unique Original
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States
MEDIUM: Mixed media collage with clear UV resin finish on cradled wood panel.
FRAME: No frame necessary
HEIGHT: 40 in. (102 cm)
WIDTH: 30 in. (76 cm)
DEPTH: 1.5 in. (4 cm)