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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 May 1995
... critical access to the kind of work that artists are doing in terms of African American representation. At the same time, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art was convened due to the lack of representation and misrepresentation of what constitutes African art. For far too long, people who have...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 32 and Los Angeles’s African American Arts Community Carolyn Peter and Damon Willick Gallery 32 offered a space where people could express n late 1968 a very young Suzanne Jackson opened an independent voice in their work and not be an art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Tobias Wofford African art has played a role in the practices of studio-trained African American artists since the Harlem Renaissance. As knowledge about African art has grown and changed, so too have the ways in which artists have appropriated such art and imagined their relationship to the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
... rightly deserves while contributing to the fields of American art, African American art, contemporary art, and diaspora art. The introduction sets the stage for contemporary readers to grasp the art world of the 1980s at the same time that it identifies Basquiat’s multiple positionalities as a middle...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the two major movements in African American art of the twentieth century—the New Negro Arts movement and the Black Arts movement—Jones’s unique black perspective was often viewed through the mask, a symbol of classical African art and a signifier of black identity. For her, it acted as muse for a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Geoffrey Jacques African American Los Angeles in the middle decades of the last century was alive with militancy, movement, and creativity. Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960 – 1980 , curated by Kellie Jones, captures this vitality while offering a nuanced survey of how visual artists in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., twentieth-century American, European, and black diasporic art and culture. It seeks to contextualize as well as critique a select sampling of visual representations and performative operations of this enigmatic African, who conscientiously exploited the interests and conceits of modernism and primitivism...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... white authority and black agency, as black artists demanded that staff consult an expert in African American art for the 1971 “black art” show, Contemporary Black Artists in America , at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Chapter 4 covers the Museum of Modern Art’s pace at better representing work by...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 264–281.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Lydie Diakhaté This article aims to introduce Melvin Edwards’s career and explore, through his work in public art, his ongoing dialogue between his global black consciousness and conceptual art. Edwards is a pioneer and prominent artist in the history of contemporary African American art and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Melvin Edwards is a pioneer in the history of contemporary African American art and sculpture. This interview relates his career as a black internationalist, a pan-Africanist, and a prime witness to modernist innovations in the New York scene, from the era of abstract expressionism to the current...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... recollec- image — and thus the life of the portrayed — Lovell’s tion, to yield up a kind of truth.”8 50 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 26 • Spring 2010 Morrison works within the realm of human grating American forces, they were deployed with truths, not verifiable facts...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... lished widely on contemporary African American coming to terms with Marikana, the analgesic may, art and South African art, with particular focus on like its connotative title Mine, belong to the artist artist and museum praxis. She is curator of African alone. She has completed Mine before...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the African fia disk, called fai-fai­ , which in Nigeria may serve American South — in Badu’s words, the “home of as a trivet or a cover for pots and pans among other the teeth that’s gold.” domestic uses. Tuggar attaches to the disk a label Furthermore, the South in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Becoming Animal, 14. 20. Quoted in Storr, Disparities and Deformations, 16. and teaches on the visual arts of the black diaspora, 21. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, ed., Monster Theory: Reading Culture examining African American, Caribbean, and black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 110–114.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Associate Professor of History ence? Not the farmers and peasants. Not the of Art at Emory University and Curator of African chiefs. It was the Western-educated bour• and African American Art at the High Museum, geoisie.6 Atlanta, Georgia. And...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 8–15.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Nkiru Nzegwu Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 52–58.
Published: 01 November 2016
...). 14 Brigade Anti-Negrophobie, fr-fr.facebook.com/BrigadeAnti Trica Keaton is an associate professor in African and NegrophobiePageOfficielle (accessed May 19, 2014). African American studies at Dartmouth College. 15 “The Anti-Negrophobia Brigade Banned from the French...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... GREAT COLONIAL MINSTREL SHOW RECONSIDERING AFRICA IN THE ART OF PALMER HAYDEN Mia L. Bagneris n 1935, after a brief sojourn in Paris, African American sculptor Richmond Barthé modeled...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2016
... topical visual commentary on race, which consciously crosses between high and popular culture and audiences. Brooklyn Museum of Art. February 20–May 24, 2015 Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 Kehinde Wiley contemporary painting African American art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... photographers in the art world, he worked with master artists, intellectuals, and photographers. Also in 1968, a group of black men—plus one woman— formed Essence Communications Inc. A momentous triangulation of the women’s liberation movement, the cultural nationalism of African American people in the United...