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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1997) 1997 (6-7): 68.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 104–107.
Published: 01 May 2000
... from South Africa Tumelo Mosaka 104 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 34–37.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Sandra Klopper Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 THE POLITICS OF CULTURAL OWNERSHIP IN CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICA riting in the early 1990s, Stuart Hall noted that subjects, their curators, have thrown into sharp focus the country's present...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 92–93.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Ruth Kerkham Copyright © 2003 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2003 COEXISTENCE: Contemporary Cultural Production in South Africa The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, January 22 - June 29,2003 (The exhibition will also be at the South African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 158–161.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Geoffrey Jacques The exhibition of prints Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now , curated by Judith B. Hecker at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, offered a view of South African art-making practice that flourished among all sectors of society during the apartheid years. The exhibition evoked a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 196–210.
Published: 01 November 2018
... conscious in their politics and gave voice and vision to it. It accesses the black consciousness of each artist within select works by carefully analyzing and historicizing each one. It also records the lives of all four artists within BC’s parent body, the South African Students’ Organisation (SASO). Each...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 20–37.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in South Africa’s National Gallery. His career flourished until he joined up to serve his country in World War II. In 1956, during the “urban removals” enforced by the Nationalist government’s apartheid policy, Tladi and his family were brutally dispossessed of their freehold property and left...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Julie L. McGee To situate this inquiry— visualizing the riot —within South Africa is to take on an overload of imagery, a saturated field, and mechanisms of seeing and framing that risk topical exhaustion, clichéd readings, or indiscriminate generalizations. Critical analysis of the dominant tropes...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... fashion innovation allowed a nation or region of the world to position itself as the model of modernity and cultural sophistication. Many newly independent African nations were eager to reposition themselves on the world stage, and fashion became one way to do so. In apartheid-era South Africa, such...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Tamar Garb This essay looks at the way in which the history of South Africa is imprinted in representations of place. It examines images of the land as sites of inscription, exploring the residue of deep colonial history as well as the more immediate past of apartheid on the signs and signifiers...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 112–115.
Published: 01 November 2013
...-prints from The End of an Era (2010), The Brave Ones (2010), and Hope Chest (2012), represents the work of an artist whose images have become iconic in both postapartheid South Africa and the international art world. The End of an Era ’s still lifes attest to the grooming habits, romances, and interests...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 58–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
... status of the white male in postapartheid South Africa. Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011 Paul Emmanuel’s Transitions The White South African Male in Process...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 48–57.
Published: 01 May 2011
... October 2011. More than any other artist, Kentridge has shaped international perceptions of apartheid in South Africa. This exhibition pays due homage to that achievement but also insists on recognizing the artist’s prodigious visual inventiveness, the worldwide relevance of his work. Recently he has been...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to the curators’ intentions. The new pavilions representing Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Haiti brought an influx of artistic positions to Venice but also demonstrated anxiety about under-or misrepresenting their art scenes back home. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 2010
... priating) symbolically laden architectural icons in or the other. His deeper subject matter lies in a zone London, Paris, and South Africa. of virtuality perpetually caught between the two: an The new Tresses cycle—­while still insisting, via unstable, ever-­shifting virtuality, a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 142–147.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the Center From Asia to Africa Tretchikoff, the People’s Painter Okechukwu Nwafor nitially a Russian, Vladimir Griegorovich Tret- Born in Petropavlovsk, Russia, on December 13, chikoff (1913 – 2006) came to South Africa in 1913...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 84–87.
Published: 01 May 2002
... was the case with guages of South Africa have the floor, even literally in the case of Marcel Duchamp, art Writing in the Sand, and although they are engraved in stone in ias an...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
... flourishing social skin that people use in soci- economies. South Africa’s economy is ety both to conform and rebel. Art- HAUTE AFRICA one of the largest in Africa, making it ists too have followed this trend...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 130–135.
Published: 01 May 2008
... anniversary, for Lest we lose hope entirely, we must never cease to example, the pressing issues and the range of artis• remind ourselves of the miracle of South Africa. tic trends in contemporary South African visual arts. A Decade of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 114–121.
Published: 01 May 2008
... cultural environ• at the Sixth Rencontres Africaines de la Photo- ment, where artistic value or energy has more graphie, in Bamako, Mali, as well as a Merit Award about it of centrifugal force than substance, the at South Africa's Absa L'Atelier competition. burden of...