Taking on a new aesthetic in the mid 1960's, the style referred to as Pointy People is characterized by angular, abstracted figures. A stark contrast to the older more realistic style that dominated pinball art since the 1940’s. Visit this exhibit for some examples of Pointy People.
Beginning in 1964, Arthur "Art" Stenholm's created amazing artwork for pinball games for Williams, Gottlieb, and Bally for decades. Steinholm's art is distinct especially when it comes to his portrayal of women in pinball art as strong, empowering active participants. Visit this gallery to view some examples of his legacy.
Pinball Style: Drama and Design is an exhibition with commentary on clothing styles in pinball art from the 1940’s through the 2000’s. Curator Melissa Harmon looks at dramatic and historical context with a touch of fashion police humor.