If Audrey Kawasaki’s beautiful girls got the shit kicked out of them, it would be by Gianluca Mattia’s modern pin up girls. More bad ass than beautiful, these pin ups have more attitude in one pinky finger than Audrey’s girl have in their whole being.
Artist Gianluca Mattia was born in Bari, Italy in 1975. He graduated from the Institute of Art with advanced qualifications in both architectural design and interior decoration. Following his collegiate stint he specialized through different professional courses such as digital painting and multi-dimensional graphic design. In 2003 Gianluca started to redevelop the pin up genre in a more modern style. This became an ongoing project motivated by the enthusiasm for his Modern Pin Up.
So what’s the closest thing to these girls in real life? Try the Suicide Girls, who commissioned Gianluca to create a calendar for them in 2006.
More beautiful artwork:
Favorite Artist of the Moment: My Korean Sister Stella Im Hultberg
Frightening But Beautiful Children: London Born, Toronto Based Artist Ray Caesar
“The Horror Forest” is Full of Dark Secrets (8 Pics)
Watch Out These Girls Wanna Kick Your Ass!: My Modern Artist of the Moment, Brian Viveros