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John Baxter

 (1912 - 1966)
John R. Baxter was active/lived in California.  John Baxter is known for sculptor-assemblage.

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John Baxter


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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.

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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About  John Baxter

Born:  1912 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1966 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  sculptor-assemblage