Bascove
Casciano Memorial Bridge
(connects Newark & Jersey City)
Colored pencil on graph paper, 2003
Framing by the Noble Maritime Collection

With solo exhibitions at the Museum of the City of New York, the Arsenal in Central Park, the Municipal Art Society, the Hudson River Museum, NYU Fales Library, and the National Arts Club, Bascove has documented and celebrated the bridges of New York City.  Her work is in private and public collections, including the MTA Arts for Transit, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Noble Maritime Collection, Harry Ransom Collection, the University of Texas at Austin, the Archives and National Library of Canada, Rachofsky Collection, the Norwalk Transit District, Time Warner, the Oresman Collection, and the Musée of Cherbourg.  Three collections of her paintings, accompanied by anthologies of related writings, have been published by David R. Godine.  They include Sustenance & Desire: A Food Lover's Anthology of Sensuality and Humor (2004), Where Books Fall Open: A Reader’s Anthology of Wit and Passion (2001), and Stone and Steel: Paintings and Writings Celebrating the Bridges of New York City (1998). bascove.com