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Original Drawings Available Now

Art Collectors: add (more) original art by Gary Baseman, directly from his Studio!  Currently, more than a dozen drawings are available from the series The Nine Lives of Blackie the Cat, commemorating the dynamic life of the artist’s long-time companion and art collaborator.   In order to access this exclusive online…

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Keeping Up with Gary Baseman

While most museums and galleries still remain closed to the public, here are a couple of recommendations to see Gary Baseman’s art while staying safe at home. Baseman’s work is currently featured in two group exhibitions on the West Coast including Created in Place in San Francisco, California and FUN,…

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Blackie the Cat (2003–2020)

Blackie the Cat Baseman took his last breath early Saturday morning, August 22, 2020. In his nearly 18 years of life, he contributed greatly to the art world, inspiring multifaceted original characters designed by Gary Baseman and collaborating on a number of interdisciplinary projects. Notably, Blackie is the source of…

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Honoring the Centennial of the 19th Amendment

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Passed by Congress on June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, this amendment guarantees women the right to vote. This image by Gary Baseman symbolizes the struggle for woman’s suffrage, honoring the women who fought for the ratification…

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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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