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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 140–152.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Peju Layiwola The vibrancy of contemporary art in Nigeria is determined by the great output from both indigenous Nigerian-based artists and others, from the diaspora. However, scholarly emphasis has been paid to the artistic trajectory of home-based artists. An increasing influx of artists...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 24–31.
Published: 01 May 2002
... NIGERIAN ART Sylvester 0. Ogbechie he career of Ben Enwonwu (1918-1994) enables analysis of the T constitution of artistic identity by contemporary African artists...
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Nka (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 (2017) 2017 (40): 4–5.
Published: 01 June 2017
... African art. Also in 1958, Okeke—then a first-year MATTERS ARISING art student at the Nigerian College of Art, Science, and Technology, Zaria—established his Cultural In Memory of Uche Okeke Centre in a room...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2001
... is a Nigerian artist and art historian cur• perhaps, are those that have few abstract though suggestive rentLy based in AtLanta, Georgia. forms spread out in large expanses of flat colorful spaces bordered by organic, flowing lines. These in an indirect way I Conversation with Georgina Beier, Sydney...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Ike Ude Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 104–106.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of the paintings as pictures or coded texts is manifest. Above all, both the paintings, and the drama enacted in front of them point to the need for a constant reexamination of reality in its sociological sense, and a critique of the Real in contemporary nigga culture. Chika Okeke is a Nigerian...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2001
...• presentation of African art and artists in Europe and adamant about the need to present Nigerian work and creativity on its own terms. Most importantly, though, it grew out of the man...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 72.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... "Contemporary Nigerian Art," Nigeria Magazine. 1961, 60:27-51, Ben-Amos, Dan. "The Seven Strands of Tradition," journal of Folklore Research, 1984, 21, 2/3...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2010
...- appraisers. These three scenarios indicate the chal- ritory, which means that we must reassess the state lenges faced by Lagos and the Nigerian art industry of the continent’s secondary art industry, without in the absence of locally based art appraisers and which the gains made so far...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., the multiplicity of one another, despite being include Jos Edigbe, Osita Agu Nigerian art experience and mar• approach allowed artists grouped 'strange birds.' Working...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of the Nigerian postcolonial modernists, Nwoko was a prominent member of the legendary Mbari Art- ists and Writers Club, Ibadan, established in 1961 with Kofi — who later served...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 69–70.
Published: 01 May 1995
...• wonderful example, if we choose to look Contemporary Nigerian Art and the tration, surrealism and post-World War II closely enough, of how art that comes from...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 40–43.
Published: 01 November 1996
... art in Africa. The work of Ndidi Dike was below and a case could equally be made that their work involves con• included in the Nigerian section of the show which set before its cepts of the feminine as identified by H. Cixous and L. Irigaray ).3 In audiences a new...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Daniel Haxall In 1997 Kehinde Wiley made his first trip to Africa to meet his father, a Nigerian man he had never known. This journey resonated deeply with the artist, who returned several times and established a studio practice there. Wiley documented each visit through portraiture, creating...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Elizabeth Hamilton Fatimah Tuggar creates computer montages that confront technological disparities by presenting rural Nigerian women and children juxtaposed with useless and fantasy-based technological devices. While several scholars contextualize Tuggar’s digital methods and her work’s relevance...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 94–95.
Published: 01 November 2001
... gallery, collector and historian. leries develop analytical para• in the catalogue of the Second history of Nigerian art, for Taking issues with the notion digms for teaching and research Johannesburg Biennale, 1997...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 48–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the early 1980s. Making Waves draws attention to a work by Araeen, For Oluwale , which commemorated the racist killing by police officers of David Oluwale, a Nigerian vagrant persecuted in Leeds, England, during the mid-1960s, leading to his death in 1969. While proposing a radical new timeline, the article...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 68–69.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., is a Paradigmatic Shifts and Trends in ings have about them hints of cartoon illus• wonderful example, if we choose to look Contemporary Nigerian Art and the tration, surrealism and post...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1998
.... There is lated by Uli scholars from Uche Okeke to Obiora a profound impact on the history of Nigerian art. a justification behind the connection, however, Udechukwu, the art relies on the lyrical power of The art department was started in 1961, but dur• because a majority...