Gene Szafran

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GENE SZAFRAN   b 1941

NUMEROUS WORKS FROM the ARTIST'S ESTATE

ALL AUTHENTICATED AND STAMPED

PSYCHEDELIC ILLUSTRATIONS, CIVIL WAR BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS, FINE OIL PAINTINGS.

Born in Detroit Michigan, Gene Szafran became a noted illustrator for magazines including "Playboy," "Cosmopolitan," "Penthouse," "McCall's," "Fortune," and Bantam Books.
He studied and later taught at the art school of the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit and also taught at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. He then moved to Connecticut as a freelance artist and worked as an illustrator in New York City. 
Szafran  is listed in Daveport Art Price Guide, Fieldings Dictionary of artists, and The Artist's Blue Book.
He was especially prolific during the Viet Nam war period, 1966-1973 with rock album covers and book illustrations.  He  often incorporates photography and sculpture themes into his illustrations. 
Recently Gene Szafran has struggled with Multiple Sclerosis. We wish him well.

Following are Szafran's awards and accomplishments

Grammy Award, 1968, BEST ALBUM COVER Gene Szafran, graphic design - Rhinoceros 
1974 Locus Awards Eligibility Year: 1973. Color illustration - Gene Szafran
Rock album covers include, The Butterfield Blues Band, Rhinoceros

Gene Szafran - Book Cover Artwork

1Cover; A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire (1975) 
2A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire, Michael Bishop, 1975, Ballantine, 0-345-24350-1, $1.50, pb 
3Cover; Ice (1970) 
4Ice, Anna Kavan, 1970, Popular Library, $0.95, pb 
5Cover; Protostars (1971) 
6Protostars, David Gerrold+Stephen Goldin, 1971, Ballantine, #02393, $0.95, pb 
7Cover; Son of Man (1971) 
8Son of Man, Robert Silverberg, 1971, Ballantine, #02277, $1.25, pb 
9Cover; The Goat Without Horns (1971) 
10The Goat Without Horns, Thomas Burnett Swann, 1971, Ballantine, #02395, $0.95, pb
 
11Cover; The Legend of Miaree (1974) 
12The Legend of Miaree, Zach Hughes, 1974, Ballantine, 345-23888-5, $1.25, pb 
13Cover; The Muller-Fokker Effect (1971) 
14The Muller-Fokker Effect, John Sladek, 1971, Pocket Book, 671-77622-3, $.95, pb 
15Cover; The Time Masters (1971) 
16The Time Masters, Wilson Tucker, 1971, Lancer, $0.95, pb 
17Cover; Time's Last Gift (1972) 
18Time's Last Gift, Philip Josť Farmer, 1972, Ballantine, #02468, $0.95, pb 
19Cover; To Ride Pegasus (1973) 
20To Ride Pegasus, Anne McCaffrey, 1973, Ballantine, #23417, pb 

21Cover; Walk to the End of the World (1977) 
22Walk to the End of the World, Suzy McKee Charnas, 1977, Ballantine, 0-345-25661-1, $1.50, pb 
23Cover; Wolfwinter (1972) 
24 Wolfwinter, Thomas Burnett Swann, 1972, Ballantine, #02905, $1.25, pb 

Ballantine, pb, 1972  Lancer, pb, 1970

 

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