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 John R. Baxter  (1912 - 1966)

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Lived/Active: California      Known for: sculptor-assemblage

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BIOGRAPHY for John Baxter
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1912 (San Francisco, California)
 
Death
1966 (San Francisco, California)

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California

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John R. Baxter was born in San Francisco, CA on Jan. 1, 1912. Baxter received a B.A. degree from UCLA in 1933. A self-taught sculptor, he made assemblages of weathered stones and driftwood gathered on the beach. He was curator of education at the SFMA during 1956-59.

He died in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 1966.
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Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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A curator of education at San Francisco Museum of Art from 1956 to 1959, John Baxter is a sculptor with no formal training.


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