2014 It’s Nice That Annual

The beloved London publication's hardcover review of the year in creativity

The end of the year is as much about looking back as it is moving forward. And when the holiday music kicks up, the “Best Of” lists follow swiftly behind. Our friends at London-based publication It’s Nice That put together one of the most anticipated synthesises of the year gone by in all things related to the visual arts. The 2014 It’s Nice That Annual …

Gary Baseman: The Door is Always Open

The artist’s family heritage and childhood home inspire an interactive retrospective complete with custom wallpaper

Gary Baseman fills his world with a recurring cavalcade of characters. His constant companion Toby, the adorable ChouChou and creatures large and small fill forests, gardens and shrines and seemingly float through air. But the whimsy and fantasy can have a dark edge, depicting dramatic escapes and scores of bloody, fanged monsters exploring everything from dreams and nightmares to sexuality and religion. Now Baseman’s prolific …