Besides multiple solo exhibitions at different museums - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2017-2018), MAXXI Rome (2016), Serpentine Gallery in London (2015), Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) (2015), Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice (2015), Madre Museum in Naples (2008, 2012), Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels (1993), ICA in London - retrospectives of his works were shown at Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp (2012), Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris (2009), MAC in Marseille and Gemeentemuseum in The Hague (2003).
Jimmie Durham, photo: William Nicholson
In 2017 a new retrospective, covering the 70’s to today, was exhibited in the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and the Remai Modern, Saskatoon.
In 2016 Jimmie Durham received the emperor's ring of the city of Goslar (Goslarer Kaiserring) and in 2017 the Robert Rauschenberg Award.
Among his publications, two collected essays: A Certain Lack of Coherence (1993, Kala Press, London) and Waiting To Be Interrupted, (2014 Mousse Publishing, Milano); and two books of poems: Columbus Day (1985, West End Press, Albuquerque) and Poems That Do Not Go Together (2012, Wiens Verlag and Edition Hansjörg Mayer).