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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Derek Murray Copyright © 2002 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2002 ONE PLANET 11J } \ |1 J jJMi V H ji | hip hop' AND CONTEMPORARY Journal of Contemporary African Art Nikki S. Lee, The Hip Hop...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 48–53.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Kris Juncker Inadvertently, Tate Britain may be forecasting the fate of hip-hop and its artistic expression through a midcareer retrospective of Chris Ofili’s work. The exhibition presents a number of stages of his development, with an emphasis on the breakout, commercially successful work...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 210–217.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... French hip-hop is the second-largest-selling in its genre in the world, and it is not surprising that it has resonated with young immigrant populations. There is a vital jazz scene in France but also a growing specter of racism. I am interested in recording the ways in which black bodies exist...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-written assertion that Basquiat’s work owes a debt to hip-hop. Instead, Saggese considers the artist’s attention to and affection for improvisational jazz and the ways it impacted his practice. In the final chapter, the author takes up Basquiat’s engagement with Beat poets and the cultures they created...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 90–101.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Kehinde Wiley, Portrait 90- Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art carded as the detritus of academic stoicism, humorlessness, and essentialism. Just as hip-hop...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 74–77.
Published: 01 May 2004
... that it purports to reject. For artists of color there is always a danger of embracing the hip and cool forms of exotica that have been attributed...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2016
... near exclusive turn to hip- continuing widespread commentary Louis David’s propagandistic portrait hop subjects, facilitated by the sartorial visvis the Brooklyn Museum’s recent retrospective covering roughly the past fourteen years, Roberta Smith hit on something when she ventured...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 88–89.
Published: 01 November 2001
... disintegrating hip- Black Photography impressive trio of participating Woods and Keisha Scarville, both hop posters. The work of both artists (Anthony Barboza...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a Gentleman, in reference to “Behold a Lady,” by Andre 3000, one of hip-hop’s most notable dandies, the initial exhibition featured the work of ten pho- Allison Janae Hamilton in collaboration with André tographers.1 All...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 117.
Published: 01 May 2000
..." deft subtlety, the matter of male look of Blue Note's jazz musicians friendship and homoeroticism. was established, and where hip...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 76–83.
Published: 01 May 2012
... creed. And having church in Birmingham. This was before the very little else to do—the wealthy anglos were not buying real physical end of Malcolm. And the end of the that day—we rapped about the hip aesthetic things “negro” in many of us. And it was before James that a “negro” group could do...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 56–66.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of the Monument to the Third International, 1919 20. Photo: bpk Bildagentur/Art Resource, New York Journal of Contemporary African Art 47 November 202064 Nka in which the artist performs his version of voguing, this time in front of a live audience. In 2013, hip-hop artist Jay-Z released an album titled...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 66–71.
Published: 01 May 2003
... episodes {Park Bench, 2000; Getaway, 2000) as well as points out to the challenges of a young democratic state facing the pitfalls of global consumerism and cultural assimilation {He Got Game, 2000; Street Gym, 2000). Rhode's practice has often been linked to graffiti, a "hip-pop" influence...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 118–119.
Published: 01 May 2007
... remarkable, but and club scenes, excessive lifestyles, an underestimation of the affecting, not the stuff of history. In fact, his art the AIDS crisis, and the birth of hip...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 212–221.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Manning Marable’s biography of Malcolm X, A Life of Reinvention (2011). Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 Malcolm X Islam youth hip hop extremism ...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to African sources, appropriat- ies, and athletic shoes representative of hip-hop ing poses from pre- and postcolonial sculpture. For culture, yet the portraits were modeled after art example, his painting Dogon Couple (2008) mimics...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of the world “interpretations of hip hop cannot be neatly cat- is not.16 The block is literally and figuratively an egorized as ‘resistant’ or ‘compliant.’ ”13 It seems extension of the corner. Literally, it is the “expanded obvious that the motif of the corner complies with field”—to borrow a term from...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 162.
Published: 01 May 2021
... from imaginations which have no ungainly hips and flopping breasts Carlos Williams, Volume I, 1909 1939. © 1938, New Directions Publishing peasant traditions to give them addressed to cheap Corp. Reprinted with the permission of character jewelry New Directions Publishing Corporation. but flutter...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2013
... subtitle can remind us of a specific aspecific of us remind can subtitle exhibition’s the time, same At the degree. unprecedented an to culture mainstream penetrated language vernacular American African when amoment recalls title hip specific, era- The perspectives. historical...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 112–115.
Published: 01 November 2013
... with feet and hips set set hips and feet with Languishing...