"Throwing stones at man-made objects, or dropping boulders on them, is not like May ‘68; it’s not even an echo. For me, it is more like a mimetic re- enactment of nature." [full text here]
Stoning is an essential category in Jimmie Durham’s work. It simply denotes the action of using a stone as a tool in the making of an artwork: smashing, printing, destroying...
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A Stone Asleep in Bed at ...
Jimmie Durham, A Stone Asleep in Bed at Home, 2000. Installation, grey granite, cotton, chestnut wood, pinewood, 200 x 155 x 101 cm.
Still Life with Stone and...
Jimmie Durham, Still Life with Stone and Car, 2004. Installation, car, stone, acrylic paint, variable dimensions.
Pink Granite at Work
Jimmie Durham, Maria Thereza Alves, Pink Granite at Work, 1997. Video, pal, 00:01:00.