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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 94–95.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Claire Tancons Copyright © 2003 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2003 the piece in Hammons' usual play meanings of words heavily community and jazz critiques alike. David Hammons...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and American stud- each generation the [fashion of the] one immediately ies. He is a founding member of the Institute for preceding it seems the most radical anti- aphrodisiac Comparative Modernities. An earlier piece on Miles imaginable1 Of the 1971 Essence magazine shoot, Davis (and David Hammons...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2021
... hybrid art/curatorial work in Los Angeles—the 2019 David Hammons show at Hauser and Wirth and the Crenshaw Dairy Mart’s arts activism—to argue for an extension of Enwezor’s model via activist and aesthetic interventions into specific sites and art spaces. © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 David...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to the 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...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... widely acclaimed, including Betye Saar, David Hammons, and John Outterbridge. As the text continues to unfold, a picture also emerges of the Leimert Park Village and the neighboring “Hills” communities of black wealth, the patrons of art whom the gallery hoped to serve. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 May 1995
...David Hammons Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 DAVID HAMMONS Artist BILLHUTSON...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 11.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Diaspora in aesthetically moving and intellectually effective ways. David Hammons' 2004 Dak'Art Sheep Raffle, was a site-specific, performance-based work, in which he raffled off a pair of sheep each day for six days to the people of Dakar on the busy Avenue Bourguiba in a neighborhood far away from...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of our discussions.”5 Artists such as Glo- ria Bohanon, Senga Nengudi (then Sue Irons),6 John Riddle, Dan Concholar, John Outterbridge, and David Hammons frequently met to eat and talk late into the night upstairs in Jackson’s studio and liv- ing area. She recalls that they often turned...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 150–153.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... A half-dozen works by others incorpo- rated flag-derived imagery, including David Driskell s collage Of Thee I Weep (1968), a scrappy, pictographic war protest that redirects synthetic cubism toward Jean-Michel Basquiat s section- al graffiti and one of several of David Hammons s body prints, Black First...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of the black liberation movement’s broader critique of the limits of American society for what Duke Ellington had called “the sun-tanned tenth of the nation.” Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011 David Hammons, The Door (Admissions Office), 1969. Wood, acrylic sheet...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 66–71.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in which it is said Duchamp's urinal (but also possibly, knowingly or not, to fellow that one of the best painters from Antiquity managed to lure performance artist David Hammons. As we know, Fountain birds into pecking at the grapes he had so realistically rendered...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
... artistic enabled western observers to attribute in the rendering of the black body in sculp• career David Hammons made his mark uninhibited eroticism to the fact that black ture and performed in bodily movement. with a politically charged piece that critic...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 206–207.
Published: 01 May 2008
... concretizes the way that "black art" is a "partici• patory" construct, not an a priori cat• egory, with his discussion of David Hammons, Concerto in Black and Blue (2002), a light installation in New York's Ace Gallery's large blackened space.1 It was critics and viewers who insisted...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 34–37.
Published: 01 November 1998
... boat a large window that looks out on 125th Street, and talks about his pieces; he now draws them as well. Even those who work in new favorite artists: his friends Leonardo Drew and David Hammons, media such as Elke Krystufek, are moving between the forms...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 26–31.
Published: 01 May 2004
... let go of the one to one relationship between autobiography and t>ody on view in a nod to the display of non-western peoples in artistic statement. Like David Hammons before her, Rose has parks, zoos, museums, and royal courts, the playgrounds of discovered a material...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 150–157.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., courtesy of the artist. David Hammons’s Hidden from View and Made in the People’s Republic...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 36–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
... material Building on this challenging understanding of process and sources with artistic influences from identity, Ligon’s Stranger #20 (2004), Stranger #41, Andy Warhol to David Hammons and Adrian Piper. Untitled (Conclusion), Conclusion (Small Version), Okwui Enwezor’s essay, “Text, Subtext...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 118–119.
Published: 01 May 2007
... on their skins and in their sex. But I see the work as a dynamic con• sider the more anti-institutional, anti- Perhaps his painting remains as yet vergence of neo-Expressionism and commercial David Hammons to be, for too "new" for art history...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 11.
Published: 01 November 1998
... enabled him to trav- elto Zimbabwe. It was during the trip that he began to develop his new style which draws from numerous sources including David Hammons's installations with elephant dung, nineteen-seventies black popular culture, as well as south Pacific painting tradi• tions. Ofili's award places...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 140–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and continuing threats to the black body. White s best-known painting from the later years is probably Black Pope (Sandwich Board Man) (1971), seen in a prequel mini-exhibition at MoMA, Charles White Leonardo da Vinci (2017 18), curat- ed by artist-trickster impresario David Hammons, a student of White s...