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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 98–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
... AfriCOBRA and the Black Arts Movement in 1960s Chicago Napoleon Jones-Henderson Journal of Contemporary African Art • 30 • Spring 2012 98 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-1496516  © 2012 by Nka Publications (left to right) Nelson Stevens, Napoleon Jones-Henderson...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Delinda Collier Steve McQueen’s retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago argued for a relationship between his gallery work and his current cinematic productions. Opening a year before the release of his successful 12 Years a Slave , this retrospective exhibition demonstrated McQueen’s...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Romi Crawford From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. This article attends to the various loci that promote black...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2014
...George E. Lewis From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. This article discusses the work of the Association...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 72–85.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Studies Department, School of the Art Institute 7 See Amanda Ripley, "The Rules of Interrogation," Time, of Chicago. I would also like to thank Angle Dietz for May 17, 2004, p. 46. Linda Kerber, Women of the Republic...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., was the closing event of “Black Col- practices as well as those emerging from musical, lectivities,” a conference that unfolded during the performative, and institutional contexts, thereby day at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago offering an unprecedented opportunity to consider and that had begun...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 138–144.
Published: 01 May 2012
... student. Born in ebrating the process.” Barbara Jones Hogu was a founding 1938 in Chicago, she received a BA from Howard University, member of AfriCOBRA. AfriCOBRA—an artist collective a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an consisting of painters, photographers, printmakers...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the to be cons ide red along two preapproved and con• annual MFA exhibition at the School of th e Art tin gent tra cks. Seeking expressions of black pride, Institute to demand the removal of a portrait on e strategy simply counters the other approach depicting Chicago's first African American ma yor th...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., figure within Sudanese or African art movements, Pennsylvania (1976); and the Art Institute of Chicago (1973). His but also within global modern and contemporary work can be found in permanent collections, including the Sharjah...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 36–47.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., no. 9 (1938), featuring work by Guatemalan artist Carlos Mérida (1891 1984). Art Institute of Chicago Archives, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries 38 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 50 May 2022 Revolutionary art from Mexico with its themes of nonwhite people engaged in anti-imperial struggle...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 140–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 35 5/16 in. Art Institute of Chicago, Margaret Fisher Fund. © Charles White Archives Cutler-Bittner Nka 147 Hope for the Future, 1945. Lithograph, composition, 13 3/16 x 10 11/16 in; sheet, 18 7/8 x 12 11/16 in. Museum of Modern Art, New York, John B. Turner Fund. © The Charles White Archives...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Blake Stimson From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. This article places the informal as a social ideal within a larger...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Wor groupness — I was initially asked to support as a funder. I was asked — as part of an institution, the University of Chicago Arts and Public Life Initia- tive...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 90–92.
Published: 01 May 2014
... From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. This conversation followed presentations by Theaster Gates and Romi Crawford...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 90–105.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... Thomas at A Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, September 1934. Black-and-white photograph with printed border. Source: Alma Thomas Papers, ca. 1894 2001, Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art, Washington, DC. Photographer unknown shows. She pursued further art and art...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Mudekezera, Ditshekedi Ghislain, sense of place. Luntumbue made it a priority and Gabriele Salmi, Elaine Sullivan, Susan Gagliardi, and Maureen succeeded to a remarkable degree, thanks to the Murphy. 1 Terry Smith, What is Contemporary Art? (Chicago...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 150–157.
Published: 01 November 2009
... on the floor created a Technicolor to what good use this fantasy fruit could serve, a installation the viewer was enclosed inside, rather tions such as Judy Chicago’s Feminist Art Program skyline. The garden-like landscape was peppered video playing in the corner, Ethnography of No than exterior...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 95–98.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of Contemporary ry were focused on again in the media. Following his receiving African Art 10 (Spring/Summer 1999): 67. NEA funding in the mid 1990s, his use of public funds was ques• 7 Suzanne Blier. African Vodun: Art Psychology and Power. Chicago: tioned...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 6–15.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and the American Slave Trade (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011); Paul D. Kaplan, Contraband Guides: Race, Transatlantic Culture, and the Arts in the Civil War Era (University Park: Penn State University Press, 2020); Sarah Thomas, Witnessing Slavery: Art and Travel in the Age of Abolition (London: Paul...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 8–21.
Published: 01 May 2022
... (Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art, 2004), 40 41, 43 46. 34 Our Unsung Heroes. A Reform Crusade Undertaken by a St. Paul Man, Appeal, May 6, 1899, 3; and advertisement for Our Unsung Heroes, Appeal, June 17, 1899, 4. See also Bieze, Booker T. Washington, 60. 35 Our Unsung Heroes, 3. 36 Our...