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 Leonard Baskin  (1922 - 2000)

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Lived/Active: Massachusetts/New York      Known for: Sculpture, painting, illustration, writing, printmaking

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BIOGRAPHY for Leonard Baskin
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Birth
1922 (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
 
Death
2000 (Northampton, Massachusetts)

Lived/Active
Massachusetts/New York




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Sculpture, painting, illustration, writing, printmaking

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Painters of Nudes
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A highly respected draftsman, printmaker, teacher, and sculptor, Leonard Baskin had the ability to depict in an abstract style man and his relation to the world.  Whether working with bronze or wood or two-dimensional mediums, his focus remained on large heroic, but flawed human beings who at times recall photographic images of concentration-camp victims or birds with human bodies that suggest mythological forms.

Born in 1922 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Baskin studied s (showing 500 of 13831 characters).



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