1-20 of 437 Search Results for

black artists

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 20–37.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Angela Read Lloyd Moses Tladi was a realist painter at a time when realism was internationally accepted and admired. This article outlines his life and offers an assessment of his deserved place in Africa’s art history. Tladi first exhibited in 1929 and in 1931 was the first black artist to exhibit...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 95–98.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Mark Bessire Copyright © 2002 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2002 Pope.1 The Friendliest Black Artist in America MARK BESSIRE Black Domestic, 1995-1995 Pope.L's...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julia Elizabeth Neal Susan E. Cahan’s Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power is a meticulous case study into an embattled New York art establishment, which black artists critiqued as perpetuating racist, exclusionist collecting and exhibition practices during the 1960s and...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Nana Adusei-Poku The article “Post-Post-Black?” unfolds two aspects with which contemporary black artists and academics are confronted: the prevailing racism and stereotypes about the work by black artists and scholars, and the advanced scholarship and artistic practices that try to dispose...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 40–51.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Peter Erickson This essay explores Kerry James Marshall’s paintings of black artists in studio settings who are often positioned at the easel with an unfinished self-portrait. The series begins with a portrait within a portrait of a historical figure— Scipio Moorehead, Portrait of Himself, 1776...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 118–127.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Kay Brown Although the Black Arts movement of the 1960s and 1970s signaled one of the most significant developments in recent American art history, black women artists, for the most part, were underrepresented in major gallery and museum exhibitions at the movement’s inception. “Where We At” Black...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 66.
Published: 01 May 1999
... poral artists, integral to a movement of Sankofa, Black Audio Film Collective) in• tory not as a grand narrative of progress, artist calls "hair-things." It engages...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Michelle Stephens “Defacing the Gaze and Reimagining the Black Body: Contemporary Caribbean Women Artists” examines works by visual artists Oneila Russell, Holly Bynoe, Patricia Kaersenhout, and Ebony Patterson, exploring how these contemporary artists wrestle with the terms in which we see black...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Daniel Widener The visual arts played a critical role in the cultural awakening that began with the Second World War and flourished in the aftermath of the Watts riots. In searching for new means of expression rooted in and relevant to the communities from which they came, black artists based in...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 164–168.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the arts; to foster better international and interracial understanding; and to give Black artists, writers, and performers all over the world a feeling of belonging to a common root despite the diversity of their individual cultural identities.” Marilyn Nance was the official photographer of the North...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... trials, including fighting among members and criticism from the rest of the art world, the theater and school, along with the Black Arts Movement, has made a significant impact. The continuing task faced by revolutionary Black artists and intellectuals is to further the Cultural Revolution. Copyright...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 58–71.
Published: 01 November 2018
... way to investigate and theorize acts of vocal transport as a type of hologram that places black bodies in circulation with(in) social movement and strategy collectives beyond their physical reach. With this technology at their disposal, black artists throughout the diaspora and the Third World were...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 100–107.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Catherine Bernard This essay analyzes the work of a contemporary black artist who reinvents the human body, searching for its limits in works that transform and recycle materials and concepts while challenging viewers’ perceptions. As a link between conceptual art, arte povera , and postmodern...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2010
... is important for painting today, science fiction and outer space as a frontier for blackness, Ralph Ellison’s influence on him, and Washington’s artistic and cultural inspirations, as well as his experiences as a graduate student. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Kay Brown This essay outlines the formation of the Weusi Artists, begun in Harlem in 1965 as an African American artists’ collective. The word Weusi translates as “blackness” in Swahili. Together the artists founded a gallery and academy of fine arts and studies, both of which became great...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Peter Erickson This article traces the poetic and artistic evocations of Billie Holiday’s performance of “Strange Fruit” through cross-media strands linking Michael S. Harper, Rita Dove, and Glenn Ligon. Taken together, the work of these three black artists forms a network of memorials that act to...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Ryan Alexiev. Courtesy the artist. Wanderer (2003), the globe becomes the head History of That Place, at the Institute of Jamaica in fused with the body of the black servant whose Fall 2007. Wilson's title plays off Hans Sloane's subservient posture bears the burden. very long...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... between jazz composer Fred Ho and videographer and visual artist Paul Chan and the Afro Asian Music Ensemble, which Ho leads. It presents a visual index of the struggles of nonwhite people in the United States in which the images of black nationalist struggle, particularly of the BPP, are iter...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
... society. Debates among black intellectuals have con• "unlawful" (i.e. unremunerated) use of the images of their writhing sistently invoked the memory of slavery and minstrelsy as bodies. Just before this, during the 1990 Decade Show, black artist performative archetypes that...
Journal Article
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 138–144.
Published: 01 May 2012
... formation and daily operations, its aesthetic principles, and how Jones Hogu sees the members’ work and activities affecting the present and future for black artists. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Barbara Jones Hogu in Conversation with...