Gary Baseman’s House Party tonight!

Tonight’s the night to celebrate Gary Baseman: The Door is Always Open, the artist’s large-scale exhibition of work in fine art, illustration, animation, performance, and toy design – displayed in a "home" inspired by the artist’s Fairfax District childhood home. The event includes Baseman’s characters that come to life, a DJ set by artist Shepard Fairey, live music byNightmare and the Cat, art making, piƱata-breaking, tours, and exclusive keepsakes. ;)))

The exhibition runs through August 18, and includes other great programs for audiences of all ages at the Skirball Cultural Center.
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, LA 90049

Special Surprise Keepsakes brought to you by Pretty In Plastic!!!

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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Gary Baseman Sneak Peek!

Sneak peek as to what goodies Gary Baseman will have at the Skribal Cultural Center for his exhibition "The Door Is Always Open"!

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Pretty In Plastic Interview with Kristin Bauer for Fecal Face

Fecal Face has an interview with our very own Julie B about the evolution of Pretty In Plastic and the road ahead of the company with the new editions of the fine art department!

image courtesy DOC

Julie B speaks to KristinBauer about the genesis of Pretty In Plastic, what it took to get there and the future of the company!  Read the interview here!

Cicely Margo + Pretty In Plastic = Spring Bling!!

Don't miss out on these hot candy inspired rings designed by the talented Cicely Margo, and produced right here in Los Angeles by your favorite fabricator, Pretty In Plastic!  See more images here!

They are pretty enough to eat, so go get your "Heart Pops" on while they last!!!  

Designed by Cicely Margo 2013

Happy 7th Birthday Pretty In Plastic!

...and many more... here's to another 17! Thank you to all the amazing artists we have worked with and all the peeps who have shown their support and encouragement! We love you all!

Awesome Team!

xoxo Team PIP!

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