Jimmie Durham | the artist




The artist Jimmie Durham
Born 1940, Arkansas, USA.
Lives and works in Belgium.

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Venice Biennale 2003.
In Europe Durham has been doing work with stone in various ways, as a counter-point to the European use of stone as architecture and monument. He perceives stone as more of a tool than a monument, and as George Bataille, he is ," against architecture."
Jimmie Durham creates an eerie and disturbing sculpture. The crashed stone with its madding eyes stare at you from the reflection of its crash landing.
Jimmie Durham is a Cherokee, born in Arkansas in 1940. He is a visual artist, and also a politcal activist for the American Indian Movement and an essayist…


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