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'Mythical Creatures': Gary Baseman's search in 'Holocaust by Bullets' sites
'Mythical Creatures': Gary Baseman's search in 'Holocaust by Bullets' sites

When his father passed away in 2010 at the age of 93, artist Gary Baseman says he went through a very dark period. "I didn't cut my hair for, like, nine months," he recalls. "And my art, which has always been pretty playful and provocative, it got really dark. It hit me like a ton of bricks." It also filled him with a sense of urgency. "When my father passed away, the burden of needing to tell his story became really great," Baseman says. "I felt like if I didn't tell his story it would be lost." And it is indeed a remarkable story, one that will serve as a basis for an imaginative and unusual film that Baseman and a team of...

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