Still Life with Stone and Car
Installation, variable dimensions.
Materials: car, stone, acrylic paint
Collection: Courtesy of the artist.
"In Sydney, for the Biennial, I did a very big stone with a car on top and my part of making the work was to go out and choose a car, go to the stone quarry and pick up a piece of stone. I painted the stone, I did something, I really am the artist. I don’t care if it looks like I’m the artist or not. It’s the action on the piece and the experience that’s interesting for me." [full text here]
Produced for the Sydney Biennial 2004, now on permanent display in Sydney at the intersection of Hickson Road and Pottinger Street, Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia.
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Jimmie Durham 1994 - 2012
Jimmie Durham moved to Europe in 1994 and has lived ever since in Brussels, Lisbon, Marseille, Rome and Berlin, where he is presently based (
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Stone Top (Nest)
Jimmie Durham, Stone Top (Nest), 2003. Installation, car, stone, variable dimensions.