Inspired by the Occupy Movement and her love of pin up art, artist/activist Teresa Stone has been transforming vintage pin ups into social commentary under the Fair Use Doctrine. With a focus on social justice, women’s rights and Internet freedom, her Pin-Ups For Justice have spread over Facebook to carry messages of that stimulate action by stimulating the eyes.
Stone matches the curvaceous gals–many of whom were drawn from real life, and keep in mind that being an artist’s model was a way for women to gain financial independence during the long eras before Women’s Liberation, especially during post-WW2/Leave It To Beaver time so favored by neo-con fantasists like Rick Frothy Mixture Santorum–with sweet yet strong and inspirational messages to contact Congress, vote and stay informed.
And yes, pin-ups are art! Read the rest of this entry →