Sculpture by John Chamberlain
Sculpture by John Chamberlain
Sculpture by John Chamberlain

Sculpture by John Chamberlain

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Size US: H:15 x L:19 x W:12 in

Size Europe: H:38 x L:48 x W:30 cm

John Angus Chamberlain (April 16, 1927 – December 21, 2011) was an American sculptor. At the time of his death he resided and worked on Shelter Island, New York.

In 2011, Chamberlain's Nutcracker (1958) from the Allan Stone Estate sold at auction for $4.7 million, more than twice its high $1.8 million estimate and a record price for the artist at auction.

John Chamberlain received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in both 1966 and 1977.
In 1990: Member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
In 1993: Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture by the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine
In 1993: Lifetime Achievement Award in Contemporary Sculpture from the International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ
In 1997: The National Arts Club Artists Award, New York
1999: Distinction in Sculpture Honor from the Sculpture Center, New York.
In 2006: Elected into the National Academy of Design
2010: Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa, from the College for Creative Studies, Detroit.