Jimmie Durham, Something… Perhaps a Fugue or an Elegy, 2005

Jimmie Durham

Los Angeles

Hammer Museum

Jimmie Durham’s multi-layered, existential works are iterations on the theme of meaning and identification. “At the Center of the World,” his traveling retrospective (on view at the Whitney through January 28, 2018), features the precipitate of his confrontation with art historical and art-making conventions. His work spans genres–from video, performance, and text and image to assemblage, found-object sculpture, and the politics of representation–much of it concerned with the colonial history of the Americas and global political struggles. …see the entire review in the print version of December’s Sculpture magazine.