Sculpture, 127 x 63 x 28 cm.
Materials: cast head, beads, paint, wood
Collection: Private Collection, The Netherlands.
Untitled (Squirrel) is one of the remaining pieces of a legendary exhibition from 1991 called John Rollin Ridge, Zorro and the Joad Family Players at The Luggage Store in San Francisco. That show was a right after a law had recently passed by the U.S. Congress which obliged American Indian artists to obtain a certificate of their “Indian-ness” in order to be allowed to exhibit. Read here Jimmie Durham’s ironic text in response to this law.
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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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Animal Skulls and Other F...
“On a long walk around the area of my studio I found a dead, desiccated crow. I walked on, and then after a while turned back. Along the way
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