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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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Black Lives Matter

Gary Baseman + Studio stand and protest in solidarity with our colleagues and fans and the leaders and artists fighting against injustice and racism nationwide. Following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the countless and many unrecorded cases of racism against Black people, Gary Baseman attended…

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Support LA Legacy Canter’s Deli

As you probably know, Canter’s has a very special place in Baseman’s heart. This landmark in L.A.’s Fairfax district is where his mom Naomi served as head bakery salesperson for over thirty years, the spot that has inspired many of his drawings, and a place to meet with family and…

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Venice Family Clinic at 50

Artist Gary Baseman is joining the 2020 Venice Art Walk Benefit Auction featuring over 150 works by recognized contemporary artists including John Baldessari, Joseph Beuys, and Louise Bourgeois among others. For this auction, Baseman has donated an artwork featuring Baseman’s inseparable companion, collaborator, and continuous inspiration, Blackie the Cat. Created…

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Toby Still Loves You!

    “Toby is based on my tomboy friend growing up in LA. She was four years older and I loved her … What Toby taught me then, and what he means now, is all about acceptance – acceptance of yourself and acceptance of others. He’s my alter ego, but the…

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