(1922 - 2000)
Leonard Baskin was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York. Leonard Baskin is known for Sculpture, painting, illustration, writing, printmaking.
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
Born in 1922 in New Brunswick, New Jersey,
Baskin studied sculpture with Maurice Glickman at the Educational
Alliance, New York City, from 1937 to 1943. He had many influences at
that time including Ossip Zadkine, Henri Laurens, and Alexander
In 1949, he began to make wood en ... Displaying 750 of 13817 characters.