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Nka (1996) 1996 (4): 24–29.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 50–53.
Published: 01 November 1996
..., independent curator is the Associate Editor of Atlanta. He is a regular contributor to Flash Art, Art & Auction, Purple Prose, Diario 16 amongst many other publica• tions. Zaya is currently co-curating an exhibition of African Photographers at the Guggenheim Museum, New York. He is a Consulting Editor...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2010
... on artistic pro- (and South Africa), are substantial. duction and exchange, in the absence of established This is no more evident than in the new auction and credible systems of art appraisal, art insurance, markets in and outside Africa. The establishment freight services, and restoration laboratories...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2014
... into the discourse of anthropology rather quarter-century has occurred along multiple tracks: than art history/criticism, while not a few scholars in exhibitions, museum collections, criticism, art simply regarded the very idea of contemporary Afri- history, galleries, art fairs, and auctions, and among can...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
... of the bition's being presented in Los Angeles, one of the sorest points of black body is typified first by the spectacle of the auction block and contention was the supposed preponderance of images of nude, subsequently by that of lynching. Robbie MacCauley made strategic allegedly...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 46–55.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in Uganda are secondhand. the sidewalk that serves alternately as auction block, Some suspect that local textile and clothing indus- showcase, assembly line, and way station.9 Of her tries have difficulty competing, although market photographs, one sequence in particular links the data that would prove...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of contem- history, exhibitions, museums, auctions, and col- porary African art in view of the statement “We are lections. Contemporary African art and artists are in at the death of all that is best in African art . . . ,” no longer novel or fodder for collectors who har- made by the eminent British...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 70–73.
Published: 01 November 2001
... appears of a cattle auction hall, a motel and a bar with a mariachi band. As he dressed in pajamas and spinning aimlessly in wheelchair. In another, does elsewhere, he folds in references to contemporary art (Andy he is floating underwater, his face covered by drifting rose petals. Like Warhol, David...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 50–54.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., the Underground Railroad, or as John freed slaves who bought their own kin on the auction block, he Brown had envisioned it, the Subterranean Pass Way. liberates his and our history from oblivion. In doing so, his Other sculptures pay homage to the emancipatory...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 30–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the Notes Art (or was it Business?) pages about Sotheby's ' "Coco Fusco, Buried Pig with Mows, April 3-May 2, 2008," auctions, it would seem that here, success is best publicity materials from The Project gallery. See, for example...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... for the characters or as the moment in which black slaves are made to catharsis for the audience. "Can't nothing ever "step it up lively," sing, and smile as they process make you smile?" the wife of the film's troubled shackled to the auction block in what is known as main character chides him. When he...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 22–33.
Published: 01 November 2022
... weight and den­sity and are composed of smaller shapes that are generally geometric. The robotic nature of the app­ roach is 28 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 51 November 2022 Untitled, 2017. Mugavu (albizia) and ebony, 46 x 37 x 32 cm. © the artist. Courtesy Piasa Auctions, Paris, France...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
... create representations are represented instead, at a time climbs onto a crude wooden platform inviting us to consider, like Michele Wallace does, resembling a slave auction block, which serves “what some have called the spectatorial imagina- as a stage. Across the surface of the floor Green...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 54–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... kaleidoscopes pointed toward three images ful distillation of racial characteristics in standard- on a wall: collages of silhouetted figures, hearts, ized form suggest the figures’ historical powerless- razor blades, slave ships, and other icons recur- ness. Perhaps they are slaves awaiting auction...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 22–35.
Published: 01 November 2012
... contemporary African art of many stripes soft o’s in his speech betray his Canadian upbring- enjoyed high visibility and good market attention, ing, but running into him in Manhattan, one would from the pathbreaking Africa Auction at Phillips gather that he is thoroughly a product of the city: de Pury...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 116–131.
Published: 01 May 2022
... or unlabeled, may make it difficult to determine what precisely originated in the late 1950s in London. Nicholas Amos, Emma Amos s son, interview by author, March 26, 2021. 22 Daisy Fornengo, email communication with author, Ryan Lee Gallery, March 17, 2021. Swann Galleries also holds or has auctioned prints...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
... accounts Walker’s decision to work with Solomon’s actual in a powerful denunciation of the fact that, while dockets physically, materially, and imaginatively black bodies and souls may no longer be bought inscribes “the curiously modern and thoroughly and sold on the auction block, they nevertheless...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in spirit. In 1946, the US Department of State was prompted to cancel a show with the title Advancing American Art, consisting of works pur- chased by the government. In July 1948, the items of the show were auctioned off in order to avoid fur- ther trouble.37 Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
...- lection of slave auction ads, folklore, music lyrics, sis at mid-­point” one of its prime tenets, in addition photographs, minstrelsy posters, newspaper stories, to “lettering” (the addition of words to murals and color photographs of quilts and other artworks cre- other visual art), the movement...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 46–111.
Published: 01 November 2012
... during his 2007 Venice moment. Fake works by living and dead modern- Biennale — who feel they have the power to change ists are beginning to turn up in auction houses and this supposedly troublesome trend. Of course, this art dealerships, and it is not clear to me whether is a rather complicated...