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Leonard Baskin's Death

Death Date June 3, 2000

Age of Death 77 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Sculptor

The sculptor Leonard Baskin died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American sculptor, book-illustrator, wood-engraver and printmaker. He made the Holocaust Memorial in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

His parents raised him in New Brunswick, New Jersey.



The art schools… you get young kids doing the most vile and meaningless crap. I think they believe every bit of it.


But I think doctors have always been either honest or dishonest.


Works of art produced in the contemporary world are a further expression of that. But I don’t think there is an active, ongoing nihilist self-consciousness in the artist.


I always felt I needed to teach to survive.


It took me fifty years to deal with the Holocaust at all. And I did it in a literary way.