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Neufeld’s statement that he “just wanted to make a really shiny engine,” belies the careful juxtaposition of object and surface that transform his motors and engines into fragile objects.

Press Release

Text by Martha Robinson

The title of Clint Neufeld’s ceramic incarnation of a Detroit diesel engine, Screaming Jimmy, the first time we met in that field I knew you were the one (2016), now in the collection of the Remai Modern, speaks volumes. That a diesel engine should have a nickname—Screaming Jimmy—is emblematic of the artist’s practice of using objects that come with baggage, with their own …

Text by Martha Robinson

The title of Clint Neufeld’s ceramic incarnation of a Detroit diesel engine, Screaming Jimmy, the first time we met in that field I knew you were the one (2016), now in the collection of the Remai Modern, speaks volumes. That a diesel engine should have a nickname—Screaming Jimmy—is emblematic of the artist’s practice of using objects that come with baggage, with their own histories; and too, it references the stories Neufeld finds reflected back at him, an anthropology by engine. The title also chronicles Neufeld’s first compelling encounter with the (real) Detroit …

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