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Yawning Yoni, 1989

Painted and stainless steel
44 1/2 × 60 1/2 × 27 in
113 × 153.7 × 68.6 cm
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"John Chamberlain was the first to use automobile metal and to use color …

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"John Chamberlain was the first to use automobile metal and to use color successfully in sculpture. He introduced the developments of American expressionism into sculpture and challenged the prevailing idea of sculpture as a solid mass." —Donald Judd in “John Chamberlain by Donald Judd” in …

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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, …

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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 …

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Sotheby's: Contemporary Art Day Auction

From the Catalogue

"John Chamberlain was the first to use automobile metal and to use color …

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From the Catalogue

"John Chamberlain was the first to use automobile metal and to use color successfully in sculpture. He introduced the developments of American expressionism into sculpture and challenged the prevailing idea of sculpture as a solid mass." —Donald Judd in “John Chamberlain by Donald Judd” in …

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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, …

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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 …

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Yawning Yoni, 1989

Painted and stainless steel
44 1/2 × 60 1/2 × 27 in
113 × 153.7 × 68.6 cm
Bidding closed
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