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Vargas Valentines – 2013

Born in Arequipa, Peru, Joaquin Alberto Vargas y Chávez moved to the United States in 1916 after studying art in Europe prior to World War I. He was the son of noted Peruvian photographer Max T. Vargas, according to WikiPedia.  WikiPedia notes that one of his 1933 pieces became the “greatest movie poster ever”, and his work became quite […]

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