Dec 12, 2008

Rest in Peace, Betty Page


T
he gorgeous goddess of pin–up has passed away today at age 85. Her look inspired millions and she became a cult legend, starting in the 1950s. Page was a pioneer of her time, and was photographed in her prime by thousands of amateur photobugs, taking 10s of thousands of black-and-white photos of her. Said painter Olivia de Berardinis, who painted portraits of Page,
There was a passion play unfolding in her mind. What some see as a bad-girl image was in fact a certain sensual freedom and play-acting - it was part of the fun of being a woman.
Bless you, Betty. We will miss you.

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