Chamberlain, John

Chamberlain, John,

1927–2011, American sculptor, b. Rochester, Ind. In the late 1950s, Chamberlain became known for his welded abstract assemblages of smashed automobile parts and colored scrap metal. In the late 1960s he created sculptures from unpainted galvanized steel and later also used resin-coated paper. cord-tied foam rubber blocks, and shaped plexiglass and aluminum foil. In 1974 he returned to the smashed car-part sculptures for which he is best known. His work is represented in many prominent collections, including the Los Angeles County Museum, Dia:Beacon, and the Guggenheim Museum and Museum of Modern Art, New York City.


See J. Sylvester, John Chamberlain: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Sculpture 1954–1985 (1986); R. Creeley et al., Papier Paradiso (2006); K. Kertess et al., John Chamberlain: The Foam Sculptures (2008).

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Please can ITV get the lads/old geezers together on a regular basis; the banter between 'Arry, Paul Merson, David Seaman, Matt Le Tissier, Razor Ruddock, Mark Chamberlain, John Barnes, Robbie Fowler, Chris Waddle, Mark Wright, Lee Sharpe, Ray Parlour and Rob Lee was classic comedy.
Pictured: (back row l-r) Manager Harry Redknapp, Lee Sharpe, Steve Howey, Mark Wright, David Seaman, Chris Waddle, Neil Ruddock, Mark Chamberlain, John Barnes.
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Quinn is the star player for the Earl of Durham's team, playing alongside Kevin Ball, Mark Chamberlain, John Kay, Gary Bennett, Paul Bracewell, Martin Scott, Gary Owers, Kevin Richardson, Craig Russell, Niall Quinn, Anthony Hutton, Andy Kerr, Phil Mustard, James Grindall and Neil Killeen.
Look to the future, Mr Rushton, the days of 'illustrious forefathers' such as Joe Chamberlain, John Bright, George Muntz can be reborn within our expanding group in the Council Chamber.
Chamberlain, John The Chamberlain Letters: A Selection of the Letters of John Chamberlain Concerning Life in England From 1597 to 1626 Elizabeth McClure Thomson, ed.
Some of those in the picture are Maureen Chamberlain, Linda Chamberlain, John Murray, Stanley Merideth, Sandra Sale, Eric Sale, Lily Sale, Norman Weedall, Doris Spencer, Margaret Spencer, Ernie Spencer, Alan Percy, John Morris, Barbara Jones, Ron Jones, Billy Tickle, Moira Davies, David Davies and Billy Meehan."
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Defender Richard Lynch was the Man-of-the-Match for Soccer City B as they beat Waterloo BC 6-0 at Standiforth with goals from Mark Chamberlain, John Dudley (3) and Adam Stephenson (2).