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Jimmie Durham

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© Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris / ARC
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© Courtesy of the artist & Galerie Opdahl
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Late Last Night (installation shot), Galerie Barbara Wien, 2010 Mixed Media © Courtesy the artist and Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin
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Second Life (detail), 2010 © Courtesy of the Artist and Sprovieri
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Thinking of you , 2008 Acier Et Aluminium H: 300 X W: 150 X D: 150 Cm © Galerie Michel Rein
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Untitled 2000/II , 2000 Drawing, Graphite on Paper H: 107 X W: 78 Cm © Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
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Notwithstanding , 2000 Drawing, Graphite on Paper H: 107 X W: 78 Cm © Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
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Resurrection , 1995 TV, Stone, Glass, Wire H: 45 X W: 66 X D: 45 Cm © Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
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Sweet, Light, Crude , 2009 25 Barrels of Oil © Galerie Michel Rein
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10 Voyages conceptual , 1996 Silkscreen on Paper H: 60 X W: 84 Cm © Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
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dirt & hair on french linen , 2010 Dirt, Hair, Acrylic Paint on French Linen H: 188 X W: 42 Cm © Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
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dedicated to the few , 2010 Ink, Paper Collage on Paper H: 111 X W: 76 Cm © Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
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© Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Michel ReinSultana
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Maquette for a Museum of Switzerland, 2011 © Courtesy Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst Zurich and Opdahl Gallery Berlin/Stavanger
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© Courtesy of the Artist and MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp
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© photo M HKA
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The Piece of Wood , 2005 Digitaldruck Auf Papier, Wood Paper, (154x40cm), Wood (ca. 20x5x2cm) © Courtesy of the artist & Wien Lukatsch Galerie und Buchhandlung für Kunstbücher
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Exhibition view, 2013 © Appartement Elisa Platteau
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exhibition view, 2013 © Appartement Elisa Platteau
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exhibition view, 2013 © Appartement Elisa Platteau
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Sans titre 17 ("Atelier Calder" series), 2007 , 2007 70 X 49,5 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Michel Rein
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Sprovieri
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Installation View, Art Unlimited, 2012 Mixed Media © © Kurimanzutto, Mexico city
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long hope, 2012 © Courtesy of the Artist and Sprovieri
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Bedia's Stirring Wheel, 1985 Aluminum, Leather, Fur, Paint, Feathers, Skull, String, Cloth, Steering Wheel 42 1/4 X 18 In. (107.3 X 45.7 Cm) © Collection of Karen and Andy Stillpass, Cincinnati. Photo by Tony Walsh, Courtesy of Andy Stillpass
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© Courtesy Jimmie Durham. Photo Kai Vollmer
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Various Elements from the Actual World, 2009 Mixed Media 300 X 250 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico
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Various Items and Complaints Installation View, Serpentine Gallery, London (1 October – 8 November 2015) Image © Luke Hayes 2015
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Washington, Arkansas
Birth year
1940
Lives in
Berlin
Works in
Berlin
Current Exhibitions and Events
Nov, 2016
Concrete Islands
Kayne Griffin Corcoran
Sep, 2016
do it
Montclair Art Museum
Statement






Jimmie Durham Biography










1940 Born in Washington, Arkansas






1960 1960s active in theater, performance, and literature in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement






1964 Since then performances, textpublications, exhibitions






1965 First solo art exhibit in Austin, Texas






1969 - 1973 Lived in Geneva, Switzerland (street actions in Geneva)






1975 - 1979 Director of the International Indian Treaty Council, New York, representative of the American Indian Movement, United Nations, New York






1973 - 1980 Political organizer in the American Indian Movement






1973 - 1980 representative at the United Nations






1975 - 1980 Co-editor of Treaty Council News, monthly journal of the International Indian Treaty Council, many international exhibitions, videos and films






1981 - 1983 Director of the Foundation for the Community of Artists (FCA), N.Y.C.






1987 Moved to Mexico






1994 Returned to Europe






2009 Survey at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris







Lives in Berlin





Selected Exhibitions










2009 Jimmie Durham retrospective, Musée d’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France






2008 Manifesta 7, the European Biennial of Contemporary art, Trentino, Italy






2008 Art Basel 39, Switzerland






2007 Silvia Ocougne / Jimmie Durham, Metaphrase & Metathesis, Berlin, Germany







Exhibited in Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst in Gent, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, ICA London, Barbara Wien in Berlin, Documenta in Kassel, Hamburg Kunstverein, FRAC in Reims, Wittgenstein Haus in Vienna, Whitney Biennial, Kunstverein in Munich, Venice Biennale, among others.





Literature










2005 The Second Particle Wave Theory, University of Sunderland and Banff, 2005






2005 The American West, exhibition curated by Jimmie Durham and Richard Hill, Compton Verney, England, 2005






2004 Jimmie Durham, Edizione Charta, Milano, 2004






2001 Stoneheart, CCA, Kitakyushyu, 2001






2000 Jimmie Durham. Mäßige Materialfehler. 9 etchings (42x32) and a text in portfolio. Ed. of 6 arab. & 6 rom. num. & sign. copies. Wiens Verlag, Berlin 2000






2000 Jimmie Durham. (Stadtplan). Offsetprint on Tyvek, 175x119. ed. of 50 num. & sign. copies. Berlin 2000






1998 Jimmie Durham. Between the furniture and the building / between a rock and a hard place. Cologne 1998






1996 Jimmie Durham. Der Verführer und der Steinerne Gast. Wien 1996






1995 Jimmie Durham, Phaidon Press, London 1995






1995 A comprehensive survey, Jimmie Durham, has been published by Phaidon Press, London in 1995






1993 Jimmie Durham. My Book, The East London Coelacanth ... . London 1993






1993 Jimmie Durham. A Certain Lack of Coherence. Writings on Art & Cultural Politics. 256 S., 21x14,5 brosch.. London 1993
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