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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Julie L. McGee This essay examines recent work by the American artist Whitfield Lovell, who has been collecting and using vintage accoutrements—the material culture of late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century African American life, including photographs—for many years. He is best known for his...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 108–111.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Rowland Abiodun. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017 and visioninthefieldsofAfricanDiasporicArts. innovative contributions,theAfricanStudiesAssociationinrecognitionofhisexcellence, Service ontheartofAfrica.In2011...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Chika Okeke-Agulu The three artists discussed in this essay represent three generations of artists whose work exemplifies the accomplishments of African modernism and its enduring legacies as well as the complex conceptual, cultural, political, and ideological resources that constituted and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 May 1995
...David Hammons Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 DAVID HAMMONS Artist BILLHUTSON Painter...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
... rightly deserves while contributing to the fields of American art, African American art, contemporary art, and diaspora art. The introduction sets the stage for contemporary readers to grasp the art world of the 1980s at the same time that it identifies Basquiat’s multiple positionalities as a middle...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... displace or disenfranchise the realpolitik? Is this an art-historical question, or a matter of and for ethics and aesthetics? Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 South Africa riot protest struggle repertoire Brett Murray The Spear Berni Searle Mary Wafer necklacking ANC...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Tobias Wofford African art has played a role in the practices of studio-trained African American artists since the Harlem Renaissance. As knowledge about African art has grown and changed, so too have the ways in which artists have appropriated such art and imagined their relationship to the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 114–119.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Osei Bonsu Incited by the tempestuous political histories that engender the repressive conditions of the country’s social reality, South African artists often conspire toward activism. For Cameron Platter, who lives in the urbanized province of KwaZulu-Natal near the former battlefield of Rorkes...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Susan Kart Market Imaginary represents a welcome departure from traditional documentary coverage of African peoples. By focusing on a historic market, the Marché Colobane, in Dakar, director Joanna Grabski subverts stereotypes and expectations of consumerism and art making in Senegal. Grabski...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
... African common.” Nzewi offers insight into the anonymous exhibition within Dak’Art and his idea of a “density of the commons” and communitarian solidarity in African cultures. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 Dak’Art Biennale contemporary African art exhibitions density of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Salah M. Hassan Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 170–183.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ahmed Bedjaoui A few years after achieving its independence in 1962, Algeria, under the umbrella of the Organization of the African Union, organized the first Pan African Cultural Festival, referred to as PANAF. The festival it took place in Algiers in July 1969 during a time when a few African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Okwui Enwezor Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 90–100.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Kristen Windmuller-Luna African architecture is having a moment in European museums. Joining the crowd is AFRICA: Architecture, Culture, and Identity, an ambitious and contradictory exhibition at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Hummelbæk, Denmark, June 25, 2015–October 25, 2015. Divided into...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 102–105.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Brooklyn Museum, New York. April 29–September 18, 2016 Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017 REVIEWS exchanges seen inDisguise. cross-cultural and cross-chronological ic catalystfor the ever-more nuanced Museum of Modern...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., twentieth-century American, European, and black diasporic art and culture. It seeks to contextualize as well as critique a select sampling of visual representations and performative operations of this enigmatic African, who conscientiously exploited the interests and conceits of modernism and primitivism...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 60–73.
Published: 01 November 2017
... hundreds of sketches that he estimated were crucial for his later paintings. This article analyzes Twombly’s North African sketchbooks, a group of drawings in crayon and pencil on typewriter paper that was produced after the artist had returned to Rome and while he investigated African art and culture...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to “African cinema” associates it with exoticism, making it into a genre easily recognized by Western audiences. It is this idea of a backward, monolithic Africa that the curators of African Screens, Manthia Diawara and Lydie Diakhaté, intended to challenge. The provocative gesture can be found in...
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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 November 2012) 2012 (31): 46–111.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Chika Okeke-Agulu This panel discussion examines the role of museums in bringing the work of African artists to the consciousness of the contemporary world. The topics covered include the participants’ first meaningful encounters with contemporary African art, the role of the curator of...