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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 May 2012) 2012 (30): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Carolyn Peter; Damon Willick This essay reconsiders Los Angeles’s Gallery 32 and its vital contribution to Los Angeles art history from 1968 to 1970. Founded and run by Suzanne Jackson, Gallery 32 exhibited challenging, controversial work and became a gathering place where not only art but politics...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Los Angeles pushed the parameters of consciously black art by offering a fundamental reevaluation of the meaning art could have in black lives. Much like avant-garde jazz musicians, visual artists developed a unique mixed-media language that combined themes of political insurgency, communitarian...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... effects that a strong black community and family had on two artist brothers, Alonzo and Dale Davis, enabling them to open the Brockman Gallery in Los Angeles in 1967. It contextualizes their young lives in Tuskegee, Alabama, where they were steeped in black history and culture and exposed to faculty and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
... reigniting of his career via the group exhibition Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980 has provided an opportunity to begin the writing of American art history through an inclusive lens. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 John Outterbridge assemblage...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 148–151.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Peter Erickson This article on Nick Cave’s exhibition Meet Me at the Center of the Earth locates the center in Cave’s first soundsuits, made in response to the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police in 1991. Cave makes a connection between King’s flattened body on the ground and twigs that...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... history is one of the main topics in António Ole’s artwork. The artist was born into a mixed Angolan and Portuguese family in 1951. His first exhibitions in Luanda took place at the end of the 1960s, before independence. After finishing his film studies in Los Angeles in the early 1980s, Ole returned to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2007
... which drawings couple collaged parts top of each other. The man crouches Susanne Vielmetter of idealized women clipped from fash• down with his head angled up and LOS ANGELES projects ion magazines with...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 120–121.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Karen Carpenter Story, told with boys—look an awful lot like the Carta Williams is an artist and art crit• Barbie dolls, artists have frequently Village People, pointing conspicuously ic based in Los Angeles...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 34–46.
Published: 01 May 2007
... expression for the darker peoples of Africa? the world. The truth was perhaps quite a bit less romantic, yet ultimately more telling of her working meth• She has gone back to primitive Africa for ods. Esther Fitzhammon, a Los Angeles...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 84–87.
Published: 01 May 2003
... composition of Futuh&t did not result from a free choice on my part, nor from any deliberate reflection. In truth, by the intermediary of an angel...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2015
... have not seen since the Los Angeles riots ship with social experience. Three distinct groups of 1992, following the acquittal of policemen caught exemplified their different responses. First, the Spi- on tape beating another black man, Rodney King. ral group, cofounded in 1963 by Romare Bearden...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 36–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
... aluminum; overall (in situ): 27½ × 242 × 4 5/8 in. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from Marcia Dunn and Jonathan Sobel, E.2010.0309a – b. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles. © Glenn Ligon. Photo: Sheldan C. Collins Journal of Contemporary African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... contemporary sculp- ture of Los Angeles–based artist Alison Saar. Both exhibitions placed traditional African art alongside the work of contemporary African American art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2016
... on the Brooklyn show.5 Wiley, who grew up in South Central Kehinde Wiley, Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps, 2005. Oil on canvas, 130.5 x 121 x 12 in., Los Angeles in the Rodney King era, framed. Courtesy Kehinde Wiley and Sean Kelly, New York; Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles; Galerie...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... cultural manifestation of O. Jones) walks down a busy urban street in the hunger is violence."4 The moment of the Watts Watts section of Los Angeles. The chaos of the Riots created a new visibility for African American street is heightened by the camera's quick cutting urban populations and for...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Mouride practitioners from the Los Angeles area, invited guests from Senegal, and the larger Southern California community with a tour of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 54–57.
Published: 01 November 1996
... from the happy ending of a real good- sant and usually unmotivated violence and derives its power from the guy/bad-guy story. The film's real story begins, with a comfortable realist authority with which it is vested: black kids in Los Angeles really opening equilibrium, when the live...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2010
... - - - - - - - - - - - Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Projects, and Sikkema Jenkins &Co. Jenkins Sikkema and Projects, Angeles Los Vielmetter, Susanne artist, the Courtesy cm. ×30 45 paper, illustration medical found on ink and collage, Glitter...