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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 130–131.
Published: 01 May 2007
... as something that was lived and The Art of Kara Walker performed on a daily basis in a sort...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Michael D. Harris This essay is a personal meditation on Kara Walker’s work seven years after the author’s critical assessment of her work in the book Colored Pictures . Walker’s work is linked to African American cultural practices like signifyin’ and speaking in tongues and is found to have...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 108–113.
Published: 01 May 2000
... falter before history, making it a paradox rather than an inquiry capable of resolution. In light of this Quote from Baldwin, one could without reserva• tion characterize Kara Walker's imagination as joyful. That is a scary thought for an artist whose work often includes sexually explicit...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Riché Richardson Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 3_richardson:nka_book_size 3/1/10 1:58 PM Page 48 Kara Walker’s Old...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 54–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... professional development contextualizes the works. In addition, a comparison of Evans’s work with the well-known oeuvre of Kara Walker highlights striking thematic differences despite intriguing similarities in both form and subject and demonstrates each artist’s unique talents in the medium of cut paper...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 136–144.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Cave, Sedrick Chisom, Ellen Gallagher, Hew Locke, Wangechi Mutu, Rashaad Newsome, Chris Ofili, Tabita Rezaire, Cauleen Smith, Lina Iris Viktor, and Kara Walker. Presented at Hayward Gallery, Eshun delivers the UK s first major exhibition dedicated to the work of Black artists who use fantastical...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the Walcott's instant identification with Winslow Ocean as the Black Atlantic. Homer's black man concerns his boat's small In Kara Walker's film 8 Possible Beginnings or: scale—a motif on which Walcott lavishes detailed, The Creation of African-America (2005), boats loving...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... deviance. Gilman reflected on the difficulty of being labeled an academic pornographer in his foreword to artist Kara Walker’s 2007 book My Complement, My Enemy, My...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 34–37.
Published: 01 November 1998
..., or will among other contemporary artists as well. From Anish Kapoor to they come modest and intimate, so small they draw us in and en• Kara Walker, artists are no longer limiting themselves to the so- velope us? The Questions remain to be answered because the called major forms...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 26–33.
Published: 01 May 2001
... institutions are less the intellectual versy around Kara Walker who may have been seen as having passed issues and claims of that, but rather the financial, the need for box the race test because she is black and working in a terrain that is office, need for people. They go by a level of familiarity...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 72.
Published: 01 May 1999
... rassed reaction. We may, of and turned them on their head. SluePerioc/,1995, from the series, "The Liberty Brothers Permanently Daily Circus," mixed course, belatedly realize that we And like Colescottand Kara Walker...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 90.
Published: 01 May 2004
...- scene, from Alfredo Jaar, Yinka (1989), enamel-on-mat paint• Lagos office-worker types, and maker, "the significant impact of Shonibare, and Kara Walker, to ings in which abstract Igbo Mbari yes, a motley group that includes...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Others, such as Marlene Dumas, António Ole, Nari Ward, Fred Okwui Enwezor, Wilson, Yto Barrada, Wangechi Mutu, Meschac Salah M. Hassan, Gaba, Theaster Gates, Rashid Johnson, Kara Walker, Chika Okeke-Agulu Whitfield Lovell, Julie Mehretu, Kehinde Wiley, and Lalla Essaydi, are now frequently cited...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 206–207.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Pope.L, Kara Walker, and Fred Wilson shows us the excess, what remains outside of what English calls the "black representational field." Interested in artistic meaning cauter• ized by frequent narrowing critical imposition, his project is one of expansion. Early on his text, English...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 112–113.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... of the black nude body. in so doing, to help block false such as Mexarcane International Kara Walker and Chris Ofili hope. She hymns the negative She hails these artists for cre...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 40–45.
Published: 01 May 1999
... to tions of outer space and ocean depths, spaces reserved for the pro• the responses on this side of the Atlantic to Black American artist jection of psychic states. Indeed such titles as Black Paranoia (1997), Kara Walker's silhouette cutouts which depict orgiastic ante-bellum...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 250–252.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in such a way as to force a reconsideration of the longheld expectations of these media. Kerry James Marshall and Lorna Simpson contend with the traditions of the arthistorical cannon and the act of representation through symbolization, while Kara Walker (Book of Hours, 2020, and Book of Hours [ICBMs for HCBUs...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 92–93.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., Lorna Simpson, Carrie the culture of surveillance that contemporary excursions into ernism. Experimental video, Mae Weems, Kara Walker and dominates the post-Rodney King, abstraction. The works of site-specific...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 140–144.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Kara Walker or Kerry James Marshall, Marshall, James Kerry or Walker Kara...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the burgeoning thrust toward Mutu's Queen Ugly (2001) is all flesh, hair, pink stilettos and a broadened approach to self-imaging strategies. Africaine fur• diamonds. These fantastical, butchered women refer simultane• thered the potential seeded by artists such as Kara Walker...