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John Chamberlain (b. 1927)
John Chamberlain (b. 1927)

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John Chamberlain (b. 1927)
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signed and dated 'Chamberlain 65' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse)
lacquer and metalflake on formica
12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm.)
Executed in 1965.
Provenance
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot Essay

In the early to mid 1960s John Chamberlain made a series of metalflake on formica paintings through the accumulation of multiple paint layers addressing the formal relationship between dual nine-square grids. Theseworks were titled after popular musicians and bands from the 1960s.

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