John Chamberlain

(américain, 1927 - 2011)

obedient nastiness by john chamberlain

John Chamberlain

Obedient Nastiness, 1990

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John Chamberlain

Suede Dog Peas, 2000

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Born in Rochester, IN
1951 - 1952
Studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1955 - 1956
Attended Black Mountain College, Asheville, NC
Received John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundationfellowship
Received 2nd Guggenheim fellowship
Elected a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1999 - 2000
Independent study program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Died in New York


2012 - 2013
Something Turned Into a Thing, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Retrospective, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York, NY (solo)
Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France
2011 - 2012
September 11, P.S.1 MoMA, Long Island, USA (group)
John Chamberlain: Pictures. Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Dan Flavin & John Chamberlain: Sculptures, Gagosian Gallery, New
A Summer of American Masters with Robert Indiana, KM Fine Arts,
Chamberlain at Pace. Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
John Chamberlain: New Sculpture. Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY; Gagosian Gallery, London, UK (solo)

Collections publiques

Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, MO
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
IVAM Centro Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain
Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI


Carl Andre, John Chamberlain, Robert Creeley, Fielding Dawson und Dieter Schwarz. John Chamberlain: Papier Paradisio. Winterthur: Kunstmuseum, 2005 (catalogue)
Design is not Art. Aspen, CO: AAM - Aspen Art Museum, 2005
Rose, Bernice. DeKooning, Chamberlain: Influence and Transformation. New York: PaceWildenstein, 2001
Rudi Fuchs, John Yau, Donald Judd, Marja Bloem. John Chamberlain, Current Works and Fond Memories. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1996
Angelika Beckmann, John Chamberlain, Donald Judd and Jochen Poetter. John Chamberlain. Baden-Baden, Germany: Staatliche Kunsthalle, 1991
Sylvester, Julie and Lawrence Weiner. John Chamberlain: Gondolas and Dooms Day Flotilla. New York: Dia Center for the Arts, 1991
Kertess, Klaus. John Chamberlain: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Sculpture, 1954–1985. New York: Hudson Hills Press, in association with The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1986