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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 30–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jeffrey C. Stewart This article problematizes the discourse of transnationalism and suggests an alternative conceptual frame, TransAfrican, by looking at the art of two understudied artists, Winold Reiss and Romare Bearden. A close reading of a select number of their artworks reveals interesting...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 86–99.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Courtney J. Martin Spiral, founded in 1963 by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Charles Alston, was a group of black American artists in New York. This group has been credited with fostering Bearden’s entry into collage, launching a debate around the political function of abstraction and figuration...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Spiral, founded in 1963 by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Charles Alston, was a group of black American artists in New York. This interview with Emma Amos addresses her reasons for joining Spiral, her role as the group’s only woman, the effect of her involvement in Spiral on her artwork, the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 78–85.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jeanne Siegel Spiral, founded in 1963 by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Charles Alston, was a group of black American artists in New York. This article, originally published in ARTnews in 1966, explores the attitudes of Spiral’s membership about civil rights, Negro art, the “Negro Image,” and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 100–109.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Janet Berry Hess n 1963 the African and Native American artist scant art-­historical attention. Although African Richard Mayhew joined Romare Bearden, Emma American artists like Norman Lewis, Bearden, I Amos, and other prominent African American and Mayhew were in the vanguard of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2015
... have not seen since the Los Angeles riots ship with social experience. Three distinct groups of 1992, following the acquittal of policemen caught exemplified their different responses. First, the Spi- on tape beating another black man, Rodney King. ral group, cofounded in 1963 by Romare Bearden...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
...," we are in "silent with privilege," "watching from the paint• the "Black" Atlantic. The adjective goes without ing's side" (129). The former takes its inspiration saying, and Julien brilliantly "translates" Walcott's from Romare Bearden's Sea Nymph (1977), one of verse into a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... position ity. If today that notion immediately brings to mind herself visvis an African American art establish- such community-based Black Arts outdoor murals ment comprising those like Romare Bearden, Fel- as Chicago’s Wall of Respect, executed, like Die, in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2007
... successfully spective to the contemporary African different ways: Romare Bearden for the stake a claim for herself as an artist art project, creating a remarkable...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 16–27.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Medgar group, Spiral. In MCASD’s Grant Parker Gallery, Evers and brutal attacks on churches and civil rights related works from the 1960s showed Whitten’s marchers in Alabama, Whitten’s personal eclipse of transition from Romare Bearden–influenced col- the psyche is reflective of a dark moment of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2011
... styles, driven by a concern of African American art throughout the twentieth of uniting people of African descent all over the century. By the 1950s and early 1960s, masters such world. They have produced a range of voices and as John Biggers, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, a rich body of artwork...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 136–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., such as the portraitist much musical as it is poetic, lyrical as it visual, P. H. Polk. Cowans readily acknowledges his inspi• playful as it is seductive. He rubbed shoulders eas• ration for photography in the works of Edward ily with his friend collagist Romare Bearden Weston, his use of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 72–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
... group of us— II, was the work of Tom Lloyd, who was presenting including artist Romare Bearden, actor Frederick his very handsome light tables and wall sculptures O’Neal, and Edward K. Taylor, director of the Har- assembled in geometric shapes with dynamically lem Cultural Council—came walking...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the major win and Amiri Baraka and by the performances of black artists of the time, including Romare Bearden, such artists as the Last Poets, Sonia Sanchez, Nikki Richard Mayhew, and Norman Lewis, as well as Giovanni, Aretha Franklin, and Babatunde Ola- myself, my sister, and all my classmates...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2006
... community to torture. African American artists, including Jacob band together to put an end to lynching and other Lawrence, Romare Bearden, and Elizabeth Catlett in forms of racial violence against black and other non- the 1940s and 1950s, and Carrie Mae Weems, Kerry...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 40–45.
Published: 01 May 1999
...• from magazines, on his canvasses recalls Romare Bearden's signature Spring/Summer 1999 Nka»43 Through the Grapevine, 1998, mixed media on canvas...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2009
... responsibility have framed the from N.W.A.'s controversial practices that inspired careers of black artists since Henry O. Tanner, and Jabari Asim's text The "N" Word, Pope succinctly inspired Romare Bearden's incendiary refutations and provocatively questions the very way we talk of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... method of African American painter/collage artist practices. As Jones once said, “The art of Africa is 22 Romare Bearden, who listened to jazz music while lived in the daily life of the people of Haiti.” he worked...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 104–113.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Bearden, Hughes’s The Weary Blues, Countee Cullen’s Color, who could be counted on to chronicle her menus, Eric Walrond’s Tropic Death, and James Weldon her celebrity guests, and even her three marriages Johnson’s God’s Trombones.16 and divorces. “A’Lelia’s commission of an avant...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... leathery, mushrooms comprised of porno• Bearden and the automatous stylings of the surrealists to rap graphic images. In the sky are fantastical creatures reminiscent videos, pop culture and radical plastic surgery. It is as though of a Hieronymous Bosch tableau: a sperm-like...