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In Memoriam: John Lewis

“The vote is the most powerful nonviolent change agent you have in a democratic society. You must use it because it is not guaranteed. You can lose it.” John Lewis (1940–2020) Civil Rights Leader and Former U.S. Representative Today we say farewell to John Lewis, the civil rights leader and…

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VOTE t-shirts AVAILABLE NOW

SHOUT YOUR SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRACY with Baseman’s 2020 Elections Vote t-shirt. Available only at garybaseman.com, this special design reflects the artist’s belief in the people’s right to vote. In the US, the fight to preserve democracy is at play as we simultaneously battle the COVID-19 crisis. With possible fewer polling places and challenges…

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NEW ZEALAND, SEE YOU IN 2021!

We’re sad that due to COVID-19, Memento Moa at the Suter Art Gallery has been postponed till 2021! Playing off the phrase of “memento mori” that expresses the inevitability of death, Baseman reimagines Aotearoa New Zealand with its unique environment and history. For this exhibition, Baseman will create a mythical land of hybrid…

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Goth Ahwroo Waiting List!

UPDATE: SOLD OUT! If you’d like to be placed on a waiting list if/should more become available, please email contact@garybaseman.com and say: PLEASE ADD ME TO THE GOTH AHWROO WAITING LIST. Thanks for your interest! Born from unrequited love, Goth Ahwroo emerges from Midnight to Mourning in search of his…

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Ahwrainbow Ahwroos available June 26, 2020

From the other side of Midnight come the Ahwrainbow Ahwroos that howl and salivate at the sight of rainbows. With ravenous appetites, the once dark Ahwroos eat glowing rainbows that turn them into a spectrum of colors. With their hearts and stomachs full, the Ahwrainbow Ahwroos can’t help but frolic…

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Remembering Ben Baseman

In honor of Father’s Day, 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 World…

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Five Facts about Baseman’s “Giggle and Pop!”

Ten years ago, in conjunction with ArtWalk 2010: The Los Angeles Arts & Music Festival, LACMA MUSE presented “Giggle and Pop!” a special performance created by artist Gary Baseman. Performed at multiple sites, including by Chris Burden’s Urban Light and the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, “Giggle and Pop!”…

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Live Art Auction to Benefit Black Lives Matter

UPDATE: Auction is closed. The funds raised with the sales of these three original drawings by Gary Baseman directly benefit organizations that support the Black Lives Matter movement. Thanks again to all Baseman fans for your generosity and support promoting this fundraiser. Starting today at 9am PDT and for the…

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