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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 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 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 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 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 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): 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 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 2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... advantage of improved infrastructure, education, and governance. According to the World Bank, Africa now boasts seven of the ten fastest growing economies. In addition, over 300 million Africans can currently be considered as middle class, while the number of high-net-worth individuals continues to grow...
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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 May 1995) 1995 (2): 30–33.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Salah Hassan Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 THE MODERNIST EXPERIENCE IN AFRICAN ART Skunder Boghassian.Time Cycle II, 1982 (Embossed bark cloth-30" x 40 Collection of the artist. VISUAL...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 49–52.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Robert Condon Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 56–59.
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 May 2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Sheila Petty Contemporary African filmmakers are transforming African cinema as they move beyond the social realist aesthetic directives of independence times to explore the struggles and triumphs of Africans living in globalized contexts. In particular, documentary filmmaking stresses the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Steve Pantazis This review covers Beninese artist Meschac Gaba’s twelve-room installation Museum of Contemporary African Art (July 3–September 22, 2013), presented at Tate Modern in London, which acquired the work as part of a two-year program to highlight contemporary African art. The show...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Matthew Omelsky This article elucidates how Jean-Pierre Bekolo’s 2006 film Les saignantes rearticulates cyborgian thought in an effort to remap dominant modes of social consciousness among African youth. Bekolo uproots hegemonic tropes of African pathology; recasts narratives of African tradition...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
... relevance to Afrofuturism, I present her work from the perspective of an Africanist art historian by examining Tuggar’s theoretical and aesthetic relationship to Afrofuturism as a strategy that subverts ideas of “traditional” African art and culture. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art...