Painter Dominic Chambers on How Jungian Theory Shaped His Art, and the Transformational Role of Therapy in His Own Life

Dominic Chambers_Self Summoning (shadow work)

Just a year after Dominic Chambers graduated from the Yale MFA program, the world went into the lockdown of 2020 and he, like so many of us, turned inward. In a new exhibition of the artist’s paintings at Lehmann Maupin (through March 5), we witness Chambers’s reflections on his early life and his personal transformations over time in a series of paintings done during the pandemic era.We spoke with the artist about the influence of Carl Jung’s Shadow Work on the show, which is titled “Soft Shadows,” his literary influences, and his future plans.

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