Artifex: Leonard Baskin and the Gehenna Press

Introduction

The early years of Gehenna Press

Baskin & Hughes

An Architect of the Page

“Of the making of books…”

Icones

Demons

Diptera

Honoring James Baldwin

The Oresteia

Capriccio

Sibyls

Sibyls : Sibyls

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This series demonstrates Baskin’s evolving creative process, as he developed the “egg mother” figure from a preliminary watercolor into the final print.

Egg Mother.Watercolor drawing by Leonard Baskin.

Collection of Lisa Unger Baskin, Courtesy Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York

Egg Mother. Wood block by Leonard Baskin.

Collection of Lisa Unger Baskin, Courtesy Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York

Egg Mother (published image). Ruth Fainlight. Sibyls: A Book of Poems. The Gehenna Press, 1991.