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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 112–115.
Published: 01 November 2013
...-prints from The End of an Era (2010), The Brave Ones (2010), and Hope Chest (2012), represents the work of an artist whose images have become iconic in both postapartheid South Africa and the international art world. The End of an Era ’s still lifes attest to the grooming habits, romances, and interests...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 86–87.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... Lying undressed on his back, he strokes his flat chest gently...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 106–113.
Published: 01 May 2001
... tongues I have in my mouth never lie even when they tell two contradictory facts. The two hearts I Translated and edited by Salah Hassan have in my chest never betray even when they beat for several...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 182–185.
Published: 01 November 2016
... shielding them from didn’t want to return. A wink. A grin. A look back the hot African sun. Here is a boy mimicking man- at my face, my body. He brought back photos, they hood. Here is a man in a familiar military stance add. Your women, they suggest with a smile and of arms across chest...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 14–17.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., the exhibition space was dotted with notes in Arabic, faceless portraits of people with labels on their chests and bundles of cabling beautifully taped but connected to nothing...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in full- length robe and cap, his left hand resting on several books atop a column, while his right arm makes a political salutation that resembles a victory or peace slogan. Wiley again alters his source image, paint- ing only the top half of his model, who pulls his left arm across his chest...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 86–99.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., Bearden, at a time of intense interna- The seemingly haphazard list of the fifteen artists is tional focus on abstraction in art, moved between illustrated with a caricature of Lewis and Bearden abstract and figural work in a range of media. Spiral standing chest to chest in the lower-­right corner...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 62–63.
Published: 01 May 1998
... with the writings of C.L.R. James, Man less chest and his nipple stands out pieces in the show was at the Studio Cultural Center's town house...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 2000
... her flashlight up to the buff bare chest of a with the reality of AIDS, civil and ethnic war, black male. She appears fully, and properly of inquiry into the drought and famine, and re-articulated since...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1996
... that tightly grip the the cultural needs of members of this 800,000-strong community. skin. Anatsui's chainsaw prowled into the bowels of the piece, This museum is an exquisite site, one that has the amplitude of chopping off the log from the chest to the ankles, leaving...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 80–83.
Published: 01 May 2003
... to putting a face on her observations. In one image the woman's face is a white void that narrows at the chin and extends over her chest in a slender white crack that slashes through the heaviness of the richly colored robe. A faint, narrow band outlines the edge of a cloth that frames the woman's...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 96–100.
Published: 01 November 2016
...- less. That is, the image is cropped just at chest level, revealing only the midsection and, at the center of the frame, a large semi-erect uncircumcised penis...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of knowledge tha t no amount of superficial scratching can bring to light ? Is the shirt that he wears in an early self-portrait mere decorum? It is no less than a lesson in contempo rary histor y worn across his chest, though there is no brash, immediately identifi able, political vindication, like...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 210–226.
Published: 01 November 2021
... at the man affectionately, waiting to be held in his arms; she offers him an enormous hand and an open chest in a posture of supplication. This is how characters in Telmisany s drawings move, and their movements foreshadow those of contemporary cinema today, as though the five-eyed face moves gradually...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Americans. Henry Louis Gates Jr. aptly performing antitextuality. The inclusion of the refers to it as “the ultimate treasure chest of the black images allowed the Black Arts movement to dra- experience.”6 What matters most about The Black matize the pictures embedded in words and words-­ Book...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 30–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and women by 1902) brought to teach Guantanamo, where prisoners have been detained English to Filipino schoolchildren and paid for without representation, recourse, or even charges with the war chest as a key part of the overall paci• for almost seven years.7 The existence...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in a what was then Southeastern Zaire, now part of the work such as "The Fighters." Cast respectively DRC, developed a sophisticated mnemonic system from brown and black hide, these two figures are linked to a form of sacred kingship using memory hung as if about to bump chests...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 62–73.
Published: 01 November 2019
... not tuck into her un- derarm, and the large purple flower over her chest does not dip under the curve of her breast but con- tinues straight down to her stomach. It is intrigu- ing that Boyce sought to depict depth and context through the use of flat pattern, when she could just as easily have used shading...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 108–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... one, a simple gesture that alludes cross around his neck and the emblem on his chest to something that is beyond the African tradition are lost in the busy and complex embroidery on his of representation. As a painting, this portrait situ- jacket. Although this artist’s rendition...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the heavens, they are often used to queen’s crown, with its human hand and cat’s head. represent the spirits of ancestors, and here, the con- A bird’s feather protrudes from the back of her head nection seems apparent.5 like a wing from Mercury’s helmet. She has the chest of a man but below the waist...