Ben-Hur Baz (1906–2003) was a
painter of pin-up art.
Born in Mexico in 1906, Baz was a
pin-up and glamour artist who became known in the late 1940s and
1950s for his association with Esquire magazine. He painted pin-ups
for their Gallery of Glamour and contributed to their calendars and
centerfolds as well.
Baz was extremely prolific. In
addition to his work for Esquire, he provided story illustrations
for mainstream magazines, worked on a number of national advertising
campaigns, and was a successful paperback novel cover artist.
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