Sculpture, 215 x 205 x 107 cm.
Materials: wood, iron, acrylic
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. S0307).
The work *Treff* ('Meeting') was part of the ensemble [*An Approach in Love and Fear*](http://ensembles.mhka.be/items/2514) (Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany, 1992). In that ensemble, Durham showed elements from various historical periods that enter in a dialogue with each other, that meet each other. This artwork, a drawing on a cardboard bearing the word 'Treff' is attached to a sculpture by means of two visible screws. Durham calls into question our fixed values regarding a painting: What does 'finished' mean? How's the work to be hung? What's a frame? Which is the size of the painting within the frame?
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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
13 June 1992 - 20 September 1992.
The 9th edition of Documenta was curated by Jan Hoet and had no general theme or title. Read an article about the exhibition.
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JIMMIE DURHAM ENSEMBLE
This ensemble and digital application is an outcome of M HKA’s extensive long-term research in the oeuvre of Jimmie Durham and starts with an
Jimmie Durham 1980 - 1993
In the period between 1973 and 1979 Jimmie Durham was full-time involved with the American Indian Movement and did not make art. He was the d
"Artists now work with what is called conceptual methods and supposedly don’t use objects. But you can’t not use objects. A TV monitor is an
The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public