Eerie Photo Series Takes Pin-Ups From Sexy to Spooky

by Alexa Salvato

Retro pin-ups can be cute or sexy, classy or silly. However, one thing they’re usually not is scary. But with artist Eva Stenram’s alterations, you might not ever be able to look at pin-up photos the same way again.

In Stenram’s series “Parts,” she edits photos by leaving the whole background, but removing every part of the featured woman from the scene—except one leg. 

Stenram explains her intent in her artist’s statement: “The leg becomes a kind of prop or decoration within the interior….We can use our own imagination to try to piece together the original position of the model within the pictures.”

Check out a few of her spookiest pieces below:

Images via Eva Stenram

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