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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nka (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...
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Nka (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...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
... tribute to the resilience of Africans and their descendants who have migrated, voluntarily or by force, over the centuries. In Evans’s Thousands Are Sailing (2016), anonymous silhouettes of brown bodies are in a liminal space, unmoored from one nation and locked out of another. Migration is an unstable...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 50–54.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Terry Adkins, Four digital video stills, 1998-1999, Shepherd, Soldier, Martyr, Prophet, 36 x 54 inches each 50. Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art "There was something special about John Brown. He attacked the bastions of the federal government—not to liberate...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... pornography and As a metaphor, brown sugar references a key having sex and was keen to become a pathmaker component of the profitable industries of entertain- in an industry with few black female stars: “I just ment and sex in the United States. The expression wanted to show the world. Look, I’m black...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 30–47.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the final exhibition To Disembark at the Hirshhorn Mu - of Henry Box Brown (1849). Brown escaped slavery between his project and the tradition of blackface four lines of Hughes’s poem: “Rest at pale seum. 9 Black Like Me #2 (1992), a larger-scale, sten - by having himself shipped out in a box...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 2000
... foundations of the and colour-photocopied in brown on sheets The wilderness set and the black body are Romantic notion of sublime, namely nature of white paper, is pasted totem-like from evacuated; luxury commodities of the exotic and landscape, reduced...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 86–99.
Published: 01 November 2011
... we felt. We took the where an ideal of artistic praxis would merge with, initiative to right situations that we felt were wrong. but not be conflated with, their lived experiences as —Norman Lewis, interview by black people.3 Vivian Browne, 1974...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 130–131.
Published: 01 May 2007
... historiography is at its ingfully unraveled. This is especially strongest, especially in the latter, relevant considering its relation to cur• titled "The Lactation of John Brown." rent art discourses concerned with "Brown" considers the history...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 132–134.
Published: 01 November 2020
... sphere individuals on the street, subway, or stoop featuring lo- cal vendors and restaurant owners. Exclusively depicting black and brown individuals, none of whom waver in their eye contact with the viewer, these works re ect an awareness of their own creation. The sitters simul- taneously acknowledge...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 12–19.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to by the Venetian art historian Giuseppe Fiocco. Indeed, as 5 Patricia Brown argues...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., Kay Brown, Faith Ringgold, Jerri tions of abstraction in general and abstract expres- Crooks, Charlotte Kâ (Richardson), and Vivian E. sionism in particular. Artists of the Black Arts Browne, formed an artists’ collective, retaining the movement often regarded these modes of expression...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the unarmed black youth from silence in the face of the turmoil outside? Ferguson, Missouri, Michael Brown, on August 9, Back in the 1960s, when the mainstream, white 2014. To be sure, Brown’s death at the hands of the art world was navel-gazing, lost in the reverie of police marks only one of several...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... their judgment, beliefs, and world of Los Angeles and Hollywood. These com• actions. This in turn causes problems for each of munities may seem distinct from one another, but them.1 The film's happy ending with the stylish through photography, this article will try to show brown-skinned wife's...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 16–29.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., at the tinctive style, personality, and attitude that caught Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. his attention and inspired a creative response. But There he exhibited his painting Brown Sugar Vine to mainstream society of the 1970s, these images (1970), a life-sized nude self...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 71.
Published: 01 November 1996
... Jeffrey Wright, who plays the jus' histories and write our own fictions. Williams, Henry Box Brown. It is the Basquiat hung up a sign in one...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 28–32.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: (Real Florida) Deep in the heart of Florida forest, badly signalled by a brown official highway sign, is the 'Bulow Plantation...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2007
... on their hands and neck has turned MOBILITY brown. Like their clothing, a part of them has inevitably become African or Asian...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
... stamped upon the stage) not of their own making. Brown’s famous chorus “Say it loud! I’m black and Furthermore, the initial encounter with the I’m proud!” However, the recording mutes the word work prompts the surprise and disorientation of black to allow for others’ speeches. the viewer who does...