Gary Baseman

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Birthday
27, 1960
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
California

About

Famous for designing the board game Cranium and for creating the Emmy-winning animated series Teacher's Pet, this multi-genre artist became known for work that combines elements of pop art, psychological theory, and mythology.

Before Fame

After graduating with honors from the University of California-Los Angeles, he became a New York City-based illustrator.

Trivia

He is associated with an artistic movement known as pop surrealism or lowbrow art.

Family Life

He grew up in Los Angeles, California, as the son of Ukrainian-born survivors of the Holocaust.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of his artistic contemporary Takashi Murakami.