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Date: 2011-12-22
Author: Bdavis

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Author, Bdavis
Mentioned, Ultra Violet
Mentioned, Arne Glimcher
Mentioned, Taylor Mead
Mentioned, David Smith
Mentioned, Steven Kasher
Mentioned, John Chamberlain
Mentioned, Willem de Kooning
Mentioned, Art Institute of Chicago
Mentioned, Steven Kasher Gallery
Mentioned, Honor
Remembering John Chamberlain, a Mercurial Poet of Twisted Steel Tweet 0 Comments by ARTINFOPublished: December 22, 2011John Chamberlain, an irascible character known for imposing sculptures of crushed metal, passed away yesterday at the age of 84. He was indisputably a giant of the field, winning a Lifetime Achievement Award from D.C.'s International Sculpture Center in 1993 and the Distinction in Sculpture Honor from the SculptureCenter in New York in 1999. It is a measure of Chamberlain's singularity, however, that commentators were unable to decide exactly what genre to put him into. He is remembered both as an Abstract Expressionist because of the dynamic forms of his works and as a Pop artist, because of his characteristic use of foun...(read more)
... Remembering John Chamberlain, a Mercurial Poet of Twisted Steel Tweet 0 Comments by ARTINFOPublished: December 22, 2011John Chamberlain, an irascible character known for imposing sculptures of crushed metal, passed away yesterday at the age of 84. H ...
... ("this trashy underground film is of no interest to those other than naked-flesh fanatics," wroteone of the cult film's harsher critics). Most recently, the octogenarian had taken to creating a new series of collage-like Photoshop montages, seen thi ...


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