John Chamberlain, ‘JOHN CHAMBERLAIN (Signed)’, 1988, Alpha 137 Gallery
John Chamberlain, ‘JOHN CHAMBERLAIN (Signed)’, 1988, Alpha 137 Gallery

This extremely rare poster of renowned sculptor John Chamberlain was boldly signed by the artist in white grease marker on the occassion of his 1988 exhibition at Margo Leavin gallery. In fine condition - a superb impression. Unframed.

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Signature: Boldly signed on the recto in white grease marker by the artist in his inimitable hand. (Very scarce when signed)

Acquired from a major New York arts charity.

About John Chamberlain

John Chamberlain is best known for his twisting sculptures made from scrap metal and banged up, discarded automobile parts and other industrial detritus. “My work has nothing to do with car wrecks,“ he has said. “I believe common materials are the best materials.” With its emphasis on paint finishes and the raw materials’ lines and seams, his work has been described as a kind of three-dimensional Abstract Expressionist painting. While his breakthrough work dates form the 1960s (namely in sculpture), he has also more recently worked with large-scale photography.

American, 1927-2011, Rochester, Indiana, based in Shelter Island, New York