The Piece of Wood
Mixed Media, variable dimensions.
Materials: print on paper, wood
Collection: Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City.
A piece of wood attached to the wall is the main character of a story told in a text hanging next to it. This anecdote starts at the Slovenian-Croatian border where a tree is planted. Throughout the text many other stories get intertwined in a chain of events and coincidences, all involving this piece of wood, eventually found by the narrator (Durham) in the waters of the Lido Beach in Venice.
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Jimmie Durham – A Matter ...
25 May 2012 - 18 November 2012.
In the spring of 2012, the M HKA brought a major retrospective of the work of Jimmie Durham. The US-born artist settled permanently in Europe
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Jimmie Durham 1994 - 2012
Jimmie Durham moved to Europe in 1994 and has lived ever since in Brussels, Lisbon, Marseille, Rome and Berlin, where he is presently based (
Drawings, Display and oth...
This ensemble is a selection of Jimmie Durham’s works using two-dimensional support, including drawings, paintings, photographs and other art