Over the past 30 years, Ruby Mazur's innovative & influential artistry has been displayed in galleries around the globe. At the age of 21, Brooklyn
born Mazur was hired as Art Director of Paramount Records, and within that first year he received a Grammy award nomination for his design
on the "CrowFoot" album cover. It was at this time that the music industry executives began to take notice of Mazur's artistic genius.
In 1971, just two years into his career, Ruby opened his own creative design agency in New York, Los Angeles and London, working with top
record companies including EMI, Warner Brothers, Atlantic, Paramount, MCA, Pye and ABC. ABC Records eventually bought Mazur's studio
and brought Mazur in as Creative Director. His outrageous and trend setting designs have graced over 3,000 various album covers for the likes
of Elton John, Billy Joel, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughn, Van Morrison, Jim Croce and B.B. King in addition to such movie sound tracks as "Love
Story", "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", "Malcolm X" and "Lenny Bruce".
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|Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr
|I started to take some of the album covers I created in the 70's and have made one of a kind pieces. I took the cover and
made a 24" x 24" Giclee Print on stretched canvas and then mounted the original vinyl LP on the print. Then I painted on
the album (in oil) exactly what was underneath.
These are all original pieces of art.