John Chamberlain

Born 1927 in Rochester. Died 2011 in New York.

 

Education
1951 – 52 Studies at the Art Institute, Chicago
1955 – 56 Studies at Black Mountain College, North Carolina
Grants and Awards
1966 Receives the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1969 Artits in Residence, in conjunction with the Art and Technology Programm of the Los Angeles County Museum
1971 Retrospective exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
1979 Retrospective exhibition, Kunsthalle Bern; the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
1986 Retrospective exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
1991 Retrospective exhibition, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden; Staatl. Kunstsammlung, Dresden
1993 Receives the 1993 Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
Receives Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award from the international Sculpture Center, Washington, D.C.

Solo Exhibitions

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Selected Publications
2006 “John Chamberlain – IT`S HIS SHOW” text by Jon Wood, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, published by Buchmann Galerie, Berlin 2007
2005 “The Sculpture of John Chamberlain: an Ugly Beauty” by Irving Sandler
“John Chamberlain: Papier Paradisio”, Mit Texten von Carl Andre,
John Chamberlain, Robert Creeley, Fielding Dawson und Dieter Schwarz, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, (cat.)
Design is not Art, AAM - Aspen Art Museum, Colorado Aspen, USA
2003 “Recent Scuplture - Chamberlain of Beauty”, Essay by Klaus Kertess
2001 “DeKooning, Chamberlain: Influence and Transformation”, Text by 
Bernice Rose, PaceWildenstein, New York
1996 “John Chamberlain, Current Works and Fond Memories”, Conversation 
John Chamberlain and Julie Sylvester, Essays by Rudi Fuchs, John Yau, Donald Judd, Marja Bloem, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 
(11.05. – 30.06.1996), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, (07.09 – 17.11.1996)
1991 “John Chamberlain”, Essays by Angelika Beckmann, John Chamberlain, Donald Judd and Jochen Poetter, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 
May 11 – July 21, 1991, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Albertinum, August 25 – November 3, 1991
“John Chamberlain: Gondolas and Dooms Day Flotilla”, Interviews by Julie Sylvester and Lawrence Weiner, Dia Center for the Arts, New York
1986 “John Chamberlain: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Sculpture, 1954–1985”. Text by Klaus Kertess, Ed. Julie Sylvester. New York: Hudson Hills
Press, in association with The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
1983 “John Chamberlain: Reliefs, 1960–1982”, Text and interview by Michael Auping Sarasota, Fla.: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
1972 Tuchman, Phyllis, An Interview with John Chamberlain, in:  Artforum 10, no. 6 (February 1972), pp.38–43
1971 “John Chamberlain: A Retrospective Exhibition”. Ed. Diane Waldman, Interviews by Elizabeth C. Baker, Donald Judd, and Diane Waldman,
New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum