Iain Baxter

born 1936

Iain Baxter, ‘Bagged Day-Glo Oranges’ 1967–8
Bagged Day-Glo Oranges 1967–8
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Iain Baxter&, OC OOnt OBC FRSC (born Iain Baxter on November 16, 1936) is a Canadian conceptual artist.

Baxter& is recognized internationally as an early practitioner of conceptual art; the Canada Council Molson Prize committee stated in 2005 that his "highly regarded conceptual installations and projects, as well as his photography, have earned him the label of 'the Marshall McLuhan of the visual arts." Baxter& was co-president with Ingrid Baxter of the conceptual project and legally incorporated business N.E. Thing Co., founded in 1966.

Baxter& is Professor Emeritus at the School of Visual Arts University of Windsor and a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.

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