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Baseman Celebrates The Last Unicorn – Print Available

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the film “The Last Unicorn” and for a group exhibition held in conjunction at Corey Helford Gallery, Baseman painted The Last Kittyland: Beverly Park & The Pony Rides, reinterpreting Mommy Fortuna’s Midnight Carnival and the creatures of night brought to light.  The painting…

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Closing this weekend: Nine Lives

Since October 1, 2022 and closing January 8, Nine Lives has shown Blackie the Cat in the role of ambassador of love, persistence, and compassion. While many of us could not travel to China this past year, including Baseman, we are grateful to have photos and videos showing the experience of Nine Lives.…

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Opening in March: Memento Moa

Travel into an imaginary world where giant moas, dodo birds, and saber-toothed cats exist together in a rich, dense landscape made with Baseman’s original characters and motifs in a uniquely Baseman color palette. An exhibition that takes inspiration from a land settled by humans less than a thousand years ago,…

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Baseman’s Manny Moa at DCON22

Baseman is back at DCON (Booth #3010), with a new plush figure of his original character Manny Moa! Based on the extinct moa bird that was native to New Zealand (also known as Aotearoa), Manny is a symbol for those who have passed and live in our hearts.  Baseman’s connection to…

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LA Weekly: The Nine Lives of Gary Baseman

Art writer and curator Shana Nys Dambrot covers Gary Baseman’s latest projects, highlighting Nine Lives currently on view in Beijing at Wrong Gallery and the book Nightmares of Halloween Past. Read the article HERE Baseman’s collection of vintage photographs of people in masks and costumes, says Dambrot, is a “sharp prism…

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Join Baseman at The Los Angeles Breakfast Club 10/26/22

Join Baseman at The Los Angeles Breakfast Club, where he will present his collection of vintage photographs celebrating Halloween, Americana, and photography. TICKETS: Sales on LAbreakfastclub.com close 48 hours before breakfast. Non-members are $25 and Members receive a 25% discount when logged into their Membership Portal. Baseman recently published and sold out…

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Fetch your Mask of Ahwroo

Made in LA. Painted and signed by Gary Baseman. A favorite character in Baseman’s world, Ahwroo is the ferociously cute creature representing the hunger and drive humans have when they want something or someone unattainable. Pronounced “ah-wrooo” like an animal howling, and inspired by the werewolf (or The Wolf Man…

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Nine Lives solo show in Beijing opens Oct 1

The art of Gary Baseman returns to China October 1, 2022 with the exhibition Nine Lives, featuring his longtime companion and creative collaborator Blackie the Cat. With dozens of original drawings and paintings, newly presented videos and large-scale installations, Nine Lives offers a peek into the world of a famous…

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