Jimmie Durham - Glass
Christine König Galerie, Wien
12 May 2006 - 01 July 2006
“Glass is clear at least. Well, I mean some glass is clear. There is now the status-symbol of un-clear, smoky glass windows in limousines so that the public cannot see the important man inside.
Don’t you think the clarity of glass has probably been made for better wine over the centuries? If we had no clear glass through which to admire the colour, wine might have stayed simply dark and serviceable.
So hard, yet so breakable! And when broken, so dangerously sharp! So un-reparable!”
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The Names of the Team of ...
Jimmie Durham, The Names of the Team of Scientists who Submitted an Article on the Human Chromosome 14 in Nature Magazine, February 2003., 2003. Mixed Media, 130 x 100 cm.
The Tower Was Equipped wi...
Jimmie Durham, The Tower Was Equipped with a Glass Safety Shield, 2006. Sculpture, mixed media, 66 x 30 x 17 cm.
A Fountain in Case Your R...
Jimmie Durham, A Fountain in Case Your Roof Leaks, 1996. Sculpture, glass, wood, steel pot, rope, 123 x 50 x 50 cm.