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John Chamberlain's work is most often made from automobile parts, salvaged and arranged by the artist into expressive compositions. Chamberlain's use of the discarded parts to create sculpture mimics the appropriation of ordinary, even vulgar, material characteristic of the Pop Art movement....

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Provenance

The artist; by April, 1964, with Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York; by September, 1967, purchased by Susan Morse Hilles, New York, New York; gift of Susan Morse Hilles, to MFA, Boston, 1974.

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Morse Hilles

Copyright

© 2011 John Chamberlain / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1964

Dimensions

48.3 x 71.1 x 55.9 cm (19 x 28 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

1974.121

Medium or Technique

Welded and painted auto metal

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture