John Chamberlain: Papier Paradisio by Robert CreeleyJohn Chamberlain: Papier Paradisio by Robert Creeley

John Chamberlain: Papier Paradisio

byRobert CreeleyBy (artist)John ChamberlainEditorDieter Schwarz

Hardcover | March 1, 2006

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When John Chamberlain began his career in the late 1950s, his starting point was Abstract Expressionist painting. As has since been remarked, his twisted, lacquered, partially painted, metal sculptures eventually created a new, three-dimensional Abstract Expressionism. This collection of his two-dimensional works from different creative phases brings him back to that starting point and suggests other directions he might have taken--and quietly did take, in sketching--reinforcing both the pictorial character of his work and his unconventional way with materials. Papier Paradisio includes subtle improvised works on paper, small reliefs made in cardboard and metal, spray paintings and Formica.
Creeley was born in Massachusetts in 1926, and attended Harvard University. He has lived abroad in France, Spain, and Guatemala. During World War II, he served in the American Field Service in India and Burma. In 1960 he won the Levinson Prize for a group of 10 poems published in Black Mountain Review. Creeley belongs to the Black Moun...
Title:John Chamberlain: Papier ParadisioFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 11 × 8.25 × 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2006Publisher:Richter VerlagLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3937572414

ISBN - 13:9783937572413