The Paula Cooper Gallery Presents an Exhibition of Works by John Chamberlain

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NEW YORK, N.Y.- The Paula Cooper Gallery presents an exhibition of works by John Chamberlain, spanning four decades of this acclaimed artist’s career. The exhibition opened on March 1 and remain on view through April 2, 2011. With works ranging from 1962 through 1990, the exhibition presents a selection of free-standing pieces and wall sculptures made in Chamberlain’s iconic idiom of crushed metal from car bodies and other detritus of modern industrial society. Since the late 1950s, Chamberlain’s practice has included the crumpling, welding and at times painting or spraying of discarded car parts, which he twists and bends to form dynamic, powerful assemblages. Notable for their everyday, industrial nature and their varying degrees of formal resilience and pliability,