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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Anthony Barboza; Barry Maxwell The musician Miles Davis, subject of a group of portrait photographs by Anthony Barboza, presents himself in the photographs as an armature of fashion objects. With reference to the work of Walter Benjamin and Giacomo Leopardi, this introduction to Barboza’s...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 8–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Grant Farred “When I was nineteen, Miles Davis put his finger on my soul, and it never went away,” Stuart Hall reflects in John Akomfrah’s documentary, The Stuart Hall Project . Miles Davis not only “touched” Hall’s soul, but the music and its many moods, its vagaries, its experimentations provided...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the effects that a strong black community and family had on two artist brothers, Alonzo and Dale Davis, enabling them to open the Brockman Gallery in Los Angeles in 1967. It contextualizes their young lives in Tuskegee, Alabama, where they were steeped in black history and culture and exposed to faculty...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 54–69.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the art world and museum as we know it. In other words, Susette Min is an associate professor at the how might we conceive his exhibition making as an University of California Davis, where she teaches abolitionist practice, a means to realize his vision Asian American studies, art history, curatorial...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 70.
Published: 01 November 1998
...• providing readings of the work of tions by Florence Alexis, Diane Penny Siopis, Sue Williamson, and Butler, Dorothy Desir-Davis, Salah...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 118–127.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., and interpretations of the McCannon, Faith Ringgold, Carol Blank, and Pat relevant themes of the Black Arts movement. The Davis, along with a photographer and others, at show was so popular that it was acclaimed through- McCannon’s studio. The meeting was called to out the city of New York and also inspired...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... ways that challenge the boundaries of new media was that her image cast a long shadow. and the prevalent notion that the radical ideologies —Narrator speaking of Angela Davis in of the Black Power era are necessarily dead. Coco Fusco’s a/k/a Mrs. George Gilbert These films...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 124.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... It is impulsive and organ• joined an evangelical singing biography, Miles Davis said, left an incredible impact on the art. ized...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 110–117.
Published: 01 November 2011
... at the side twentieth- ­ and twenty-first-­ century­ commentary, you see only a little. They are also about memory and in some cases rather ambiguously. We don’t in Bebop. And Miles Davis’ omission of notes that always know what the commentary is trying to say, leaves a ragged disembodied...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 150–153.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Relevant Artists), out of Chicago, in a cohe- sive display in which several painters shared the same chunky, psychedelic pointillism. Wadsworth Jarrell s portrait Revolutionary (Angela Davis) (1971) was placed in dialogue with the fash- ion ensemble by Jae Jarrell (his wife), Revolutionary Suit (designed...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., and the common people. If, as argued by Susan create collective representation, indeed, collectivities G. Davis, public ceremonies are social and politi- 62 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 34 • Winter 2014 cal modes of communication, imagine how much East St. Louis riots. Following closely...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Abstract Expressionists and the Beatniks. And The exhibition begins heuristically, ®OQ earlier on Mondrian, Stuart Davis, Stravinsky, placed within a fast moving urbanization and KfD®fD...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 16–29.
Published: 01 May 2009
... it. A Xena the Warrior I worked. At the time he was as surprised that I Princess action figure is pinned to the wall next to knew something about his work as I was that he taped-up black and white images of Miles Davis, invited me out to visit him in Connecticut. In our Billie...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 88–95.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on the left, censoring the brand’s Storr, along with a 1985 interview with the artist by Becky John- ston and Tamra Davis and an updated chronology by M. Franklin name from our view with large black bars across the Sirmans. The exhibition also...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... 16 Adrienne Davis uses the term sexual economy in “Don’t Let power. I feel the way I do now because I accomplished Nobody Bother Yo’ Principle” to point to the important interaction that. [It] was like my dream come true. I [said], “I between enslaved black women’s sexual meanings...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 64–66.
Published: 01 November 1998
...• providing readings of the work of tions by Florence Alexis, Diane Penny Siopis, Sue Williamson, and Butler, Dorothy Desir-Davis, Salah...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 91.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and diversified worldwide marks herself as both native and The exhibition features the work Dee and Ossie Davis with a laptop relations which have...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 28–35.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Ethelbert Miller’s poem “My Wife as Venus” is a meditation on his wife’s body. Boyce Davies’s study of carnival and the carnival- We also considered it important to include ized body offers a provocative characterization of iconic women from the twentieth century to help the black female body...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
... as the director of educa- bles included David Hammons, Melvin Edwards, tion. These proved to be glory days, and Outter- Dr. Samella Lewis, E. J. Montgomery, Noah Puri- bridge hobnobbed with some of the most acclaimed foy, Dale and Alonzo Davis, Betye Saar, and Dan national and international artists of the era...