John Chamberlain was an American sculptor born in 1927. He is best known for his assemblage sculptures, which he created by crushing and molding discarded automobile parts into intricate and colorful forms. Chamberlain's sculptures are marked by their sense of movement and dynamism, as well as their playfulness and irreverence. His work was a key part of the Abstract Expressionist and Pop Art movements of the 1960s, and he continued to create innovative and influential sculptures throughout his career. Chamberlain's work has been exhibited in major museums and galleries around the world, including the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. He died in 2011 at the age of 84, but his legacy continues to inspire new generations of artists.