Guest Speaker: Hosea Baskin on the Life and Art of Leonard Baskin

Sunday, April 28, 2019
2 PM

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Printmaker, engraver, sculptor, and publisher, Leonard Baskin (1922 – 2000) imbued his work with his love of literature, mythology, and notions of human mortality. In connection with the exhibition A Passionate Muse: The Art of Leonard Baskin, exhibition curator William Breazeale will be joined by the artist’s son, Hosea Baskin, a noted rare-book collector and dealer to discuss Baskin – who collaborated with writers such as Ted Hughes and James Baldwin – and the intersection of art and literature.

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$7 Members
$14 Nonmembers

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Leonard Baskin, Self Portrait. n.d. Woodcut on greenish brown wove paper, collé to cream wove paper, image 10 3/4x9/1/4 in. Collection of William Bronston.


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