Sculpture, 150 x 70 x 70 cm.
Materials: wood, canvas, paint, shells
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. BK6913_M159B).
The combination of different elements , each with its specific connotation, forms one body with its base on a painter’s easel: a bust carved in wood (a self-portrait? a Jesus figure?), the easel, pieces of wood, and a painting of a Volkswagen. The unconventional way in which Jimmie Durham combines and juxtaposes them, mixing different categories of symbols and codes, creates new meaning.
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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 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
Collectie Vlaamse Gemeens...
The M HKA holds works on permanent loan that were acquired with the budget of the Vlaamse Commissie voor Beeldende Kunst (Flemish Visual Art
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