“Coming Face to Face with Jimmy Durham

This is when I wish I could just up and go to NY for a day.  Jimmy Durham is an artist who may or may not be an American Indian with a current exhibit at the Whitney Museum.  It sounds and looks in photos compelling, as they say.  Holland Carter has written a review in the NY Times which only increases my desire.  For those of us who are interested in Mexican history — for example, in Malinche and Cortés, there are some little bits of interest.  Of more interest are questions of an artist’s identity and the importance (or not) of his ethnicity and questions of cultural appropriation.

This is definitely worth reading.

Malinche by Jimmy Durham (Photo in the NY Times, Nov 2, 2017

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