Gallery: John Chamberlain’s Recycled Car Parts Sculptures Now On View a...

Instead, one can see the clunky and heavy fenders, thick doors and solidity of the metal used to make automobiles in a time before the weight of a vehicle was taken into consideration due to concerns of fuel efficiency. Describing his sculptures as creative re-use, many simply saw them as junk, when he began using cars as material in the mid 1950s.

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