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Mort Künstler – Mid-century American Realism

Mort Künstler is a renowned artist of Civil War historical paintings, and also has prolific history as a pulp illustrator. In the 1960s and 1970s, Men's magazines exploited Cold War tensions and capitalized on prevalent working class American fears. "The Sweats," as they are commonly known, followed the blueprint set by the pulp magazines of Read More

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