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When Cuba Was Seductive

An upcoming exhibit sheds light on the glamour & exoticism of tourism campaigns that lured Americans to Cuba.

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The Other Great Men’s Magazine

Gentry magazine broke new ground with its amazing graphic design and the timeless men’s fashions it presented in every issue.

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It’s a Cigar!

Steven Heller takes a look at vintage cigar advertisements, and the story behind the stogies.

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Exploitation American Style

Pinups are not solely an American phenom, but they are typically American. They began in the 1890s as a window on the female form.