The central theme of the Baseman conference is, illustrator artwork service surprisingly, a cat named Blackie. After reviewing some of his most important projects (from the exhibition 'For the love of Toby' to his work with Disney), the artist reveals that, when he went through a difficult situation a few years ago, Blackie's company saved his life, thanks to the healing power of its purr. Using anecdotes from everyday life,
and things as apparently simple as the company of a cat, Baseman reflects on the artistic act and the sources of inspiration, as well as how to face, from the freedom of thought and creation, the complex situation current political and social talks: Gary Baseman 3 Gary Baseman's work explores "the beautiful and bittersweet of life" through painting, performance, illustration,
film and fashion. Among his latest achievements is a collaboration with COACH, the documentary 'Mythical Creatures', about his family heritage, and a major retrospective that shows more than a hundred of his works, photographs, videos and toys. His multifaceted career includes illustrations for clients such as The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as designing the popular game Cranium. His animation for the Disney series 'Teacher's Pet' earned him Emmy and BAFTA awards. In addition, he is a titular guest at many of the most important design and creativity festivals in the world.