Aslan (artist)

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Aslan (born Alain Gourdon), (May 23, 1930; Bordeaux, France – 11 February 2014; Sainte-Adèle, Quebec, Canada) was a French painter, sculptor and pin-up artist.[1][2] He is mostly famous in France for his pin ups. He contributed to Lui from the creation of the magazine in 1964 to the early eighties, providing a monthly pin up.

He is the sculptor of the Fifth Republic Marianne as Brigitte Bardot in 1970, followed by the Mireille Mathieu Marianne.


  1. ^ Sasportas, Valérie (2014-02-13). "Aslan : le roi de la pin-up est mort" (in French). Le Figaro. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Aslan, célèbre dessinateur français et auteur des pin-up du magazine "Lui", est mort" (in French). 2014-02-12. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 

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