Gary Baseman "The Door Is Always Open" at the Skirball - Pretty In Plastic X Gary Baseman!!!

Pretty In Plastic worked together with the Los Angeles native Gary Baseman to create this amazing custom sculpted Mazuzah, based on the Baseman family Mazuzah.  This special tribute piece is for his upcoming show "The Door is Always Open" at the Skirball Center. These will be limited editions and available on Baseman's web store, more info to follow.  Also, keep your eyes peeled for a for special releases at the new Pretty In Plastic Store coming soon!

"Mezuzah" -  a Jewish doorpost that contained a piece of parchment inscribed with specified Hebrew verses from the Torah.

Gary Baseman's latest exhibition, " The Door Is Always Open", at the Skirbal Cultural Centerexplores the influences of Baseman's Jewish family heritage and pop culture. Opening April 25th 2013 through August 18th 2013.  The evening "House Party" will kick off with a DJ set by Shepard Fairey, and then Nightmare and the Cat will play live in the Skirball's central courtyard.

This is the first major museum exhibition of the artist, illustrator, animator and toy designer.  The exhibition will be filled with artwork from Baseman's universe reflecting his childhood home in the Fairfax district, filled with furniture and memorabilia from his personal collection.

Don't miss out on the fun!  See you there!  Stay tuned!

Some sculpt photos...

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