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Celebrating Juneteenth

Gary Baseman and his studio join the celebration of Juneteenth National Independence Day. On Thursday, June 17, 2021 President Joe Biden declared Juneteenth a federal holiday in the United States. Officially commemorated on June 19th,  Juneteenth memorializes Black emancipation in our country but it also represents an important moment in…

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Blackie the Greatest Strolling Cat

Blackie the Cat took his first stroll down the street in March 2020. While battling hyperthyroidism, chronic kidney and heart disease, Gary Baseman’s sweet companion learned how to use his healing powers by going on daily walks with his human who followed him everywhere he went. Documenting over one hundred…

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Baseman draws Moby in new documentary

Don’t miss Baseman’s latest collaboration with musical artist Moby. In “Moby Doc,” musician, DJ, photographer, author, and animal rights activist Moby reflects on his personal life and musical career. Directed and edited by Rob Gordon Bravler, this film includes long-time friends Julie Mintz, David Lynch, David Bowie and Gary Baseman,…

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Remembering Ben Baseman

In honor of Ben Baseman’s birhtday, let’s remember the special bond between artist Gary Baseman and his father Ben Baseman and how it has influenced the artist’s work. Ben Baseman survived the mass murders that took place in 1941-42 in cities across Eastern Europe, including his hometown of Berezne. After…

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Memento Moa 2022 Exhibition

Gary Baseman Studio is excited to announce Memento Moa, an exhibition of new works at the Suter Art Gallery in New Zealand, in 2022. Playing off the phrase “memento mori” that expresses the inevitability of death, Baseman reimagines Aotearoa, New Zealand with its unique environment and history. In this series, the…

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Reflections on the Pandemic

Gary Baseman carries a sketchbook with him everywhere. However, last year in March, like the rest of the world, the artist self-isolated at home as the life-altering pandemic hit us. Transforming everyday observations and experiences into art, Baseman expresses in his long-running visual diary his personal reflections on Covid-19. Drawn…

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