Modern and Contemporary Art /09 November 2003


John Chamberlain

USA, 1973
aluminum foil with acrylic lacquer and polyester resin
22 w × 25½ d × 27 h in (56 × 65 × 69 cm)

In 1972 Chamberlain began a series of sculptures made of crushed aluminum, coated with resin and lacquer. This series was first shown at the Leo Castelli Gallery.Exhibited:Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, "John Chamberlain," December 8, 1973 through January 12, 1974Literature: John Chamberlain: A Catalogue Raisonne of the Sculpture 1954-1985, Sylvester, pg. 123 figure 419

provenance: Leo Castelli Gallery, New YorkRichard Bellamy, New YorkAdam and Judith Aronson, St. LouisMark Twain Bancshares, Inc., St. Louis

estimate: $15,000–20,000
result: $53,100

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