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Remembering Family and Mythical Homeland

Six years ago this fall Baseman shared Mythical Homeland at Shulamit Gallery in Venice, California. In this series Baseman delves into the real and imagined histories of generations past, interpreting the Holocaust and its lasting effects on culture and identity. Through twenty drawings, paintings, and photographs installed in a literal…

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Baseman at COPA DOMESTIKA in Colombia

Gary Baseman travels to Colombia for the first time to speak at COPA DOMESTIKA, a conference for creatives to learn more about design and innovation. A frequent speaker at international conferences, Baseman will share his latest projects. This fun-spirited professional development event on September 28 in Bogotá also offers entertainment…

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Remembering The Garden of Unearthly Delights

On this day, September 10, 2005 the exhibition The Garden of Unearthly Delights by Gary Baseman opened at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York. Inspired by The Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych, by 16th-century artist Hieronymous Bosch, Baseman created a body of work that depicts a fantastically surreal world…

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A Moment Ago, Everything was Beautiful

Remembering Gary Baseman’s A Moment Ago, Everything was Beautiful, his first museum installation that opened September 2005 at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. The centerpiece of the installation featured Baseman’s 7-foot tall Magi Spirits that represent our emotional memories, past feelings, and circumstances. For this exhibition, Baseman invited viewers to…

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Dumb Luck at Mendenhall Gallery, 20th Anniversary

“When opportunities open up, you have to take them or you try your best,” Gary Baseman has said when asked about the transition from commercial to fine art. So when his friends Mark Ryden and R. Kenton Nelson introduced him to the Mendenhall Gallery, the opportunity to have an exhibition…

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South Africa on Baseman’s mind

Gary Baseman recently returned from a trip to South Africa where he traveled to be part of Creativate at the National Arts Festival. And although he’s happy to be together again with Blackie the Cat, he has some amazing memories and images from the places he visited to share. Check…

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Creamy is melting. Are you?

It’s been hot this summer and we’re getting some Creamy vibes melting with excitement! Add the Gary Baseman inspired Ube flavor vinyl edition of Creamy to your collection and keep it cool at home. Visit our website here before they’re gone!  

Last Call to Experience Imaginary Friends!

This is the last week to see Imaginary Friends at Tauranga Art Gallery! In his first exhibition in Australasia, Imaginary Friends showcases dozens of dynamic characters created by Los Angeles-based artist Gary Baseman. This exhibition features Baseman’s drawings, paintings, photography, video, toys, and fashion. Demonstrating Baseman’s “pervasive art” that crosses media…

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