Thursday, May 15, 2008

A.R. :: Gary Baseman


Gary is a productive painter, illustrator, toy designer and TV/Movie Producer. He has exhibited in Los Angeles, Rome, NYC, Taipei, Barcelona, and Berlin. He also had a two man art show at the Laguna Art Museum as well as an installation at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. The basis of his work can be stated as a blending line between fine art and toy culture. He uses a lot of iconic imagery, some very dark and some playful. His media includes, acrylic, painting mediums, dry media, computer design, and 3dimensional work as well. He is also the three time emmy award winner as creator and executive producer of "Teacher's Pet," the critically acclaimed animated series and film.

{clients include}
The New Yorker
The New York Times
Rolling Stone
Entertainment Weekly Magazine
Pacific Los Angeles Time
Guillotine S2DIO

I really enjoy this illustrators style of work. The textures are so much fun to look at. I definitely like to see very successful Illustrators making it big in the art world. His paintings are very vibrant and full of a childlike youth. He is definitely in my top ten of artists!

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