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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... continent. This article explores the meeting of African American art and the knowledge about Africa that is spread through African art history. African American artists such as Houston Conwill, David Hammons, Alison Saar, and Renee Stout have drawn on art historical writings about African art in order to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 80–151.
Published: 01 May 2010
... place of contemporary African art in art history programs and its relationship with contemporary Western art as a subfield within art history, as well as the challenges involved in training graduate students. The panel also walks on such gritty grounds as the relationship between contemporary and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... he brings together necessarily encourage us to deepen our knowledge of African and American history and culture. Works discussed include Lovell’s 2008 Kith and Kin exhibition at D. C. Moore Gallery in New York and his Kin Series , an ongoing sequence of images and tableaux dedicated to African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Contemporary South chaotic history, as revealed to the viewer through African Art, Goniwe in turn selected Siemon Allen, the syncretistic texts on the labels of each disk as Lyndi Sales, and Mary Sibande to submit challeng- well as the visible scratches and scars betraying a ing projects that require the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
... professor Basquiat’s case, he appropriated from of art history and African and African himself as well as from other athletic, diaspora studies at the University of Smith Nka • 219 Jean-Michel Basquiat...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 74–94.
Published: 01 November 2018
...: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 African art history African music African cultural influence Rhodesia/Zimbabwe Frank McEwen ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... needs and discontents in South Africa. The efficacy of such violence, historically and currently, has lent further credence to its recurring use.3 Discursively and perceptually, local riots in South Africa are Journal of Contemporary African Art • 36 • May 2015 48 • Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
... address the idea that history and thermore, the history that cultivates “tradition” in contemporary culture are chronologically mixed, African art is in a constant state of flux as contem- technologically re-­created, and distributed in valu- porary African artists work in new aesthetic modes, able...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... traveled there to better understand their own ences to write an important position paper, “The black identity through its art, history, culture, and African Influence on Afro-­American Art,” that she literature. Among them were poet and playwright presented at the International Culture and Develop...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Salah M. Hassan Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 May 1995
... the bible of our pers and they say you are great. As marginal as you might have history. It never occurred until quite recently. I teach courses in thought that was, you suddenly become great, and to a lot of African American art and it's become almost like another...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 72–81.
Published: 01 May 2009
... important element and twentieth-century South African art, particu• in the vocabulary of all three projects, Shack Chic, larly the history of photography in that country. Mthethwa's Mbkweni portraits, and Cape Flats Details. But while each artist...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 2014
... objects; rather, it offers those of the Senegalese vendors, residents, and artists who engage with the market and its merchandise. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 Joanna Grabski Market Imaginary Marché Colobane Dakar Senegal history consumerism art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Karen E. Milbourne The exhibition Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa opened at the National Museum of African Art and Enid A. Haupt Garden, Smithsonian Institution, on Earth Day (April 22) 2013 and has been extended through February 23, 2014. Curator Karen E...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2012
... two years in 1970, its history offers a glimpse including watercolor, drawing, painting, engrav- into the vibrancy of the Los Angeles art scene of the ing, assemblage, sculpture, and jewelry. The themes period and of the city’s African American art com- and styles of the art on display were...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Wall, 17. University Press, 2000), 2. 26. W. J. T. Mitchell, “Word and Image,” in Critical Terms for 17. Wosene Worke ComparativeKosrof, “African ArtistsStudies in theof Savannah”South Asia, Art Africa History, anded. Robert the MiddleS. Nelson...
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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 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 November 2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... , organized by the Sharjah Art Foundation November 2016 to January 2017, attests to Nour’s sophistication and rigor as an artist and asserts his contributions to the canon of art history, not only as a transformational figure within Sudanese or African art movements, but also within global modern and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Okwui Enwezor, “The Enigma of the Rainbow Nation: Con- temporary South African Art at the Crossroads of History,” in forward without judgment or finger-­pointing accu- Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in Contemporary South Afri- sation...