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Baxter, Glen (born 1944): Without Brenda, printer: Stoneman, Hugh (1947-2005), signed and dated 1988, Photogravure etching (printer's proof), 66 x 50 cms. Glen Baxter; The Art Fund Hugh Stoneman Archive.

About the Artist

Baxter is a cartoonist born in Leeds in 1944. He trained at Leeds College for Art and became popular for his surreal, absurdist cartoons. His comics fuse images and language reminiscent of pulp fiction and adventure comics, while including intellectual jokes and references. His work has been published by a number of newspapers and magazines including The New Yorker, The Independent on Sunday and Vanity Fair.