Sculpture, 210 x 90 x 90 cm.
Materials: wood, glass
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. BK7723_M472).
Durham made Tower for the exhibition All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, in the framework of City visions (Mechelen, Belgium, 2009). With some wood he found nearby, he built a tower on the roof of the Mechelen Cultural Centre, in dialogue with the monumental St. Rumbold's Cathedral in Mechelen. The work matches his opposition to two major foundations of the European tradition: religion and architecture.
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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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03 May 2014 - 25 May 2014.
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Against Architecture, Aga...
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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 (