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Tribute to Dynamism: The ageless sculptures of John Chamberlain

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John Chamberlain, Dolores James, 1962, Painted and chromiumplated steel. David Heald/Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York by Jim Long John Chamberlain’s sculptures of crushed automobile metal are as immediately iconic as Hokusai’s wave. Careful to explain that the material he used was not found but chosen, Chamberlain conceived sculpture as groups of semichaotic modules that could be coaxed to fit, and the result seemed the most natural thing for sculpture to be: uncontrived, casual masterworks. Like de Kooning, whose [&hellip
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