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Leonard Baskin

American, 1922-2000


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Born

New Jersey: New Brunswick, August 15, 1922

Died

Massachusetts: Northampton, June 3, 2000

Active

New York; Massachusetts; England

Occupation or Type

printmaker

sculptor

Bio

Leonard Baskin was among the most important and influential American book artists of the twentieth century. He began his influential Gehenna Press in 1942 and published more than 100 artists’ books over the course of more than fifty years.

Gender

Male

Related People

Founder: The Gehenna Press (American, established 1942)

Associate of: Michael Mazur (American, 1935-2009)

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