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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1998
... to curators in their past work have been con• topic. In drawing such a map, their determi• London, I sat and listened to a British cerned with the serious and intellectual rami• nation was to probe if such a thing as Harlem T...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 104–113.
Published: 01 November 2015
...A’Lelia Bundles This essay examines the role A’Lelia Walker played as a fashion and social trendsetter in Harlem during the 1920s. The only daughter of early-twentieth-century hair-care-industry pioneer Madam C. J. Walker, she carved her own niche as a patron of the arts and philanthropist...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 74–77.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and energy born of Kim's unconventional approach David Hammons, Untitled, 2003. Installation view, the Studio Museum in Harlem to contemporary art. That being said, "Black Belt's" conceptual thrust is undeniably...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 21–23.
Published: 01 November 1996
... of book's text: "In Harlem lots of roomers have got cars bigger than the concentration and communication on the part of its performers. room they live in," says the poet's character, Sister Mary Bradley, of The relationship jazz musicians establish with each other...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 33–35.
Published: 01 May 2002
... on consistently for many years Curator of Richards' 1995-96 Artist-in-Residence exhibi• right up until his untimely death in his studio. tion at The Studio Museum in Harlem, wrote in the exhi• One cannot help but notice the eerie connection bition catalogue...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 150–157.
Published: 01 November 2009
...- viewer’s nursery-school impressions into an em - vivant No Place (pre)Constructed at The Studio barrassing realization that one is now a peeping Museum in Harlem in 2008, the viewer could...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 90–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
... by the Studio Museum in Harlem, the (www.afrofuturism.net/text/about.html). Taipei Fine Arts Museum, the Center for Book Arts, 23. Mark Dery, Flame Wars: The Discourse of Cyberculture (Dur- ArtPrize, the Brooklyn Fine Arts Magazine, and ham, NC: Duke University Press, 1994), 180...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 68–75.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Furniture Store, and various Harlem churches. Black Arts Theatre (BAT) is founded by Amiri Baraka, Larry Neals, Joe Overstreet, and others. Funded by Haryou Act...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 72–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Edward S. Spriggs This essay documents how Edward S. Spriggs, early director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, built the museum’s artist-in-residence program with the idea of engaging the community by providing studios to artists in need of space and by creating a printmaking workshop. The essay also...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., a contributor to this the Studio Museum in Harlem and is currently associ- issue. It implies appreciable music (as compared to less apprecia- ate professor in visual and critical studies and liberal ble music) produced by musicians and artists of African descent. arts at the School of the Art Institute...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and 1970s. Cahan’s research into four museums—the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Studio Museum in Harlem—reveals how art institutions responded incrementally to black artists’ demands for equity. Despite the different degrees...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Tobias Wofford African art has played a role in the practices of studio-trained African American artists since the Harlem Renaissance. As knowledge about African art has grown and changed, so too have the ways in which artists have appropriated such art and imagined their relationship...
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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 (28): 152–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Susanna Newbury Zwelethu Mthethwa: Inner Views , at the Studio Museum in Harlem from July 15 to October 24, 2010, was the first major US museum exhibition of the South African photographer since 2003. The show drew from three of the artist’s photographic series to focus on the domestic interiors...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... tradition and a critique of mainstream performance art history, this article starts in Harlem before taking the reader on a sweeping journey that calls at Chicago and Houston and ends in New Orleans. A cursory introduction to African diasporic public ceremonial culture, the article looks to carnival...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 16–33.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in a symbolic act of repair toward the development of an African American selfhood uniquely capable of imagining a future beyond longstanding regimes of systemic racism. Foreshadowing by several decades the full flourishing of pan-Africanism, Ethiopia takes up the nascent Harlem Renaissance quest for a “New...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 54–67.
Published: 01 May 2023
... an orientation towards and against racial epistemologies generally and those circling around him in Jazz Age New York, specifically. Indeed, dubbed the Gay Rebel of the Harlem Renaissance, Nugent s poem points to his involvement with a coterie of young artists associated with the publication Fire!! who were...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 86–99.
Published: 01 November 2011
... came to the Spiral’s third founder, Charles “Spinky” Alston, group at the invitation of the founders or by recom- seems to have been more interested in creating a mendation from one of the first invitees. The selec- space for community, as he had done in Harlem tion process replicated a spiral...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 64–69.
Published: 01 May 2000
...; his family moved when he was six to Harlem. He learned lithography from Riva Helfond in 1938 at the Harlem Community Art Center, which was funded by the WPA. His colleagues there included Charles Alston, Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, |acob Lawrence, and Augusta Savage. Blackburn...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the many vernaculars he used. © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 Norman Lewis abstract expressionism Harlem Artists’ Guild Studio 35 Processional Journal of Contemporary African Art 47 November 20206 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8719604 © 2020 by Nka Publications Lucy H. Partman M usician...