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ROSETUXEDO

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John Chamberlain (1927-2011)

ROSETUXEDO

silver aluminum

84 x 83 x 62 in. (213.3 x 210.8 x 157.4 cm.)

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John Chamberlain (1927-2011)

ROSETUXEDO

silver aluminum

84 x 83 x 62 in. (213.3 x 210.8 x 157.4 cm.)

Executed in 2003.

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ROSETUXEDO
John Chamberlain
American, 1927–2011
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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.

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John Chamberlain (1927-2011)

ROSETUXEDO

silver aluminum

84 x 83 x 62 in. (213.3 x 210.8 x 157.4 cm.)

Read more

John Chamberlain (1927-2011)

ROSETUXEDO

silver aluminum

84 x 83 x 62 in. (213.3 x 210.8 x 157.4 cm.)

Executed in 2003.

Signature
ROSETUXEDO
John Chamberlain
American, 1927–2011
Follow

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.

ROSETUXEDO

Silver aluminum
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