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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 24–31.
Published: 01 May 2002
... traditions that shaped the character of mod• ern Nigerian art. These include the indigenous aesthetic tradi• tions of Nigeria (his father was an Igbo sculptor) and the European modes of symbolic communication appropriated by Nigerian artists during the colonial period. Enwonwu and four other students...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 46–51.
Published: 01 November 1998
... Igbo mural artists, on the other he reinterprets uli as an architectural sources, ranging from Chinese calligraphy to modern European and international esthetic stylelocate his art pri• art. This is evident in his two major installations at Bayreuth, Germany marily...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 40–43.
Published: 01 November 1996
... the panels of her compositions — acts as visual focus number of exhibitions in Germany, the US, and Britain. Okeke's to both unify the work, but also to introduce a spiritual dimension: argument continues: "Dike pays fleeting attention to the indigenous Igbo cosmology. Nevelson...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 4–5.
Published: 01 June 2017
... moribund today, the Asele passed away on January 5, 2016, in Awka, Anambra Institute remains one of the most important reposi- State, Nigeria. In the Igbo tradition, the death of tories of primary documents, artifacts, and mid- someone who had attained old age and who was twentieth-century Nigerian art...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 69–70.
Published: 01 May 1995
... soul and reassuring the Igbo celebrated the hopes and aspirations of the fied, and exacerbated, than in the products of proverbial orphan-child that "if today is bar• common people. One such work is Ray many contemporary art activities. Activities, ren...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 70–71.
Published: 01 May 1995
... soul and reassuring the Igbo celebrated the hopes and aspirations of the fied, and exacerbated, than in the products of proverbial orphan-child that "if today is bar• common people. One such work is Ray many contemporary art activities. Activities, ren...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1998
... to Igbo Uli "The Poetics of the Line" is the inaugural exhibi• partment at Nsukka and within the next few painting ( Nsukka and a majority of its artists are tion of the Sylvia H. Williams Gallery which is years, Uli became the rallying point for many...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 May 1995
... ignoring and thus effacing it. In Egonu's "Nude Epstein had advised the young Egonu to anticipate this. Combing" the quote is lost. What we see is Nok, African Under the circumstances, not only did he have to invent decorative devices, the palette of Igbo murals, the artist's...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 66.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Grillo and ELAnatsui. On Tony Umunna's ceramic piece, ter of women affairs, Judith display, also, were the works of Oke Mmanwu whose title is Attah, among many others. An Bona Ezeudu, Okpan Oyeoku, Igbo for "the great...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 85.
Published: 01 November 2001
... with One of His Sycophants speak Running through all the works is borrows extensively from cave art and female Igbo Uli painters...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 11.
Published: 01 May 2000
... are present in the company of their peers, the art world is the better and richer for it. The Igbo say that those who do not lick their own lips should not blame the harmattan should it lick their lips dry for them. We enter the millennium convinced that only our determined involvement in global...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... In rural audiences, and in Nigeria alone, at the last Nigeria, four broad linguistic categories are com• count, they have generated revenues in excess of mon: Yoruba, Igbo, English-language, and Hausa- $300 million annually. They are providing jobs for language videofilms, not ignoring...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Nok terra-­cotta from north-­central Nigeria, and for his architecture design, which is based on his idiosyncratic interpretation and adaptation of Igbo, Edo...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 90.
Published: 01 May 2004
...- scene, from Alfredo Jaar, Yinka (1989), enamel-on-mat paint• Lagos office-worker types, and maker, "the significant impact of Shonibare, and Kara Walker, to ings in which abstract Igbo Mbari yes, a motley group that includes...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., he needed each of us to join him their realization in the coming years. in the birthing of a journal of contemporary African art that he would call Nka, the Igbo word for art or The decision to devote an entire issue of Nka to craft. Nka, he argued, would work towards build- Okwui was one...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., Australia, June 15,2000. attain the formal elegance of Igbo Uli mural painting. The 2 Interview with Georgina Beier, Sydney, Australia, June 23, 2000. Spring I Summer 2001 ...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., a Northern Igbo town, and it is believed that Okigbo died hurling a grenade. His body was never...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 166–169.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to be part of his curatorial team for Colin was not only important for South African let- the biennale. ters, he was a true African scholar, engaged and com- mitted. . . . Amongst the Igbos we will say that a mighty Conversations with Okwui were always an event. tree has fallen in the forest and the earth...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2013
...- writers, and historians, and a platform for artists ing an Igbo proverb that says: “You have to know and curators to constitute, through our best efforts, where the rain started beating you in order to the field of contemporary African art. And to do so learn when your body began to dry.” Achebe...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 80–151.
Published: 01 May 2010
... by modern — Kalabari kids had been sent to school in Africans and friends of Africa in Britain, includ- England in the nineteenth century, Kalabari tradi- ing the fledgling black British press, following the tional dress had incorporated imports from Igbo as 86 • Nka Journal...