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 John Angus Chamberlain  (1927 - 2011)

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Lived/Active: New York/Florida/Indiana      Known for: crushed automobile motif sculpture

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BIOGRAPHY for John Chamberlain
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Birth
1927 (Rochester, Indiana)
 
Death
2011 (Manhattan, New York City)

Lived/Active
New York/Florida/Indiana


© 2001 John Chamberlain / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


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crushed automobile motif sculpture

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Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist, by Randy Kennedy, published December 21, 2011

"John Chamberlain, Who Wrested Rough Magic From Scrap Metal, Dies at 84"

John Chamberlain, who almost single handedly gave automotive metal a place in the history of sculpture, smashing and twisting together a poetic fusion of Abstract Expressionism and Pop from fenders, fins, bumpers and hoods, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 84.

His wife, Prudence Fairweather (showing 500 of 16981 characters).



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