Iain Baxter&, ‘Our World Needs a Green Sweep, 2009’, 2009, Waddington's

Iain Baxter& is a pioneer of conceptual art who has been pushing artistic boundaries and reinventing himself for more than 50 years. In the spirit of Marcel Duchamp and the Dadaist movement, Baxter& uses mass-produced objects to critique our consumerist society. Internationally renowned for his idea of business as an art form (N.E. Thing. Co, 1966-1978), Baxter& has created an impressive and diverse visual legacy that defies categorization.

In 2003, Baxter& was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada and in 2012, the AGO held a critically acclaimed retrospective of his career. Baxter&’s artwork is included in multiple Canadian and international collections including those of the AGO, the National Gallery of Canada, the MOMA, the L.A. County Museum, the Visual Art Center of Clarington and the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, Netherlands.
Courtesy of Waddington's

Private Collection, Toronto

About Iain Baxter&

Canadian, b. 1936, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom