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Manhattan Rubbish

Manhattan Rubbish, Drawing
Joe Bascom (American, 1924 – 2006)

Howard Joseph “Joe” Bascom was an artist who worked as an illustrator and textile designer. Bascom lived and worked in New York, the city that inspired this collage-like drawing. Bascom excelled at illustration in colored pencil, as seen in Manhattan Rubbish. He received numerous awards for his illustration, including an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Colored Pencil Society of America.