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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... resist unwanted readings of erotic pleasure in their works. Incorporating her analysis of these works into her conceptualization of images of black female nudity in art, the author proposes that a robust attention be given the visual image in the rising conversation on pleasure in African studies. ©...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Richard J. Powell The most iconic image that accompanied the 1996 publication of 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig, Cologne —and one that continues to intrigue scholars of black diasporic visual culture—was the German photographer Charlotte March’s black-and-white photograph Donyale Luna...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julia Elizabeth Neal Susan E. Cahan’s Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power is a meticulous case study into an embattled New York art establishment, which black artists critiqued as perpetuating racist, exclusionist collecting and exhibition practices during the 1960s...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... This something is reflected in Barnor’s images of yoga practitioners, ballroom dancers, and black- and-white minstrel performers in drag, and it also manifests palpably...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., not only garnered broad institutional recognition and critical accolades, but also situated him within the French art historical modernist canon and a cultural field that one might describe as black Atlantic, global in scope and discursively cosmopolitan. This article summarily tracks Hervé Télémaque’s...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 96–100.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jafari Sinclaire Allen Drawn from an archive of online pornographic selfies, this meditation reconsiders black gay art historical critique of the visual fetish of the black male body in the context of the undisciplined and contradictory circulation of images on the Internet. It asks: Does...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 34–46.
Published: 01 May 2007
... women's representation the film Gone with the Wind, embodying what was in mid-twentieth twentieth-century art. Beginning then the most indelibly popular image of black in the 1930s, through the figuring of her mostly women in American culture. Inscribed on that nude body, she...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 28–35.
Published: 01 May 2012
... studies of her. where Baartman’s likeness illustrated the five of Several essays in Black Venus 2010 emphasize clubs in a deck of playing cards and her image was concerns relating to ideals of feminine beauty and frequently juxtaposed in caricatures of the “Broad racialized notions of the erotic...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 22–31.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., and Societies emerging from the Abu Ghraib. This language 1 Structured in Dominance," Black British Cultural Studies explicitly recognizes in the images from the U.S. (Chicago...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Amy Ongiri In Death 24x a Second Laura Mulvey argues that cinematic images belie the deathlike qualities of still photography because of their ability to invoke the appearance of life through motion. This essay examines film and video projects that use found footage and still images from the Black...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of “bringing black women into disrepute” by showing these images, his work revolutionized the study of black female sexuality, inspiring scores of black feminists...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 74–86.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., Opening a magazine or book, turning on the television set, watching a film, or looking at pho- tographs in public spaces, we are most likely to see images of black people that reinforce and reinscribe white supremacy. 7 Through his use of self-portrai- ture (loosely defined), Rodney s work reflexively...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the black body has been imaged in the were gathered from that historic meeting in Paris West has always been a rich site for global from January 17 to 20, 2013, and offer the most examination and contestation. The represen- cutting-edge perspectives on the production and Htation...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 6–15.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the story of American art in relation to the African diaspora. tsheehan@colby.edu Copyright © 2023 by Nka Publications 2023 American art historiography African diaspora art history image of the Black studies slavery American Art Historiography, Slavery, and Its Aftermath Tanya Sheehan B...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and Blue Man, 1964. Oil on canvas, 23¾ × 15 in. The Artist and His Model, 1966. Oil on canvas, 30 × 24 in. © Faith Ringgold © Faith Ringgold archetypal figure of the black in dark shades of the image of petite blonde pinkness with her back to blue and red. A question...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 40–51.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and Ipower are designed “to reclaim that image of black- ness so that it wasn’t negatively valued, but achieved an undeniable majesty.”2 We see a black artist figure...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... black and white that is Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Terence Howard, and his mediating it. on-screen partner Jennifer Esposito as well as the This article looks at the exoticized image in popular rap star Ludacris. The film's plot centers photography from the past century, and it con• around several...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
.../1125201_pedigree.html. 22 Fanon, Black Skin, 161. 23 Ibid., 165, 167, 177. 24 Ibid., 151–70. 25 For more discussion of Mapplethorpe’s images of the black male body see Kobena Mercer, Welcome to the Jungle: New Positions in Black Cultural Studies (New York: Routledge, 1994). 26 Patricia Kaersenhout...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 96–115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... explanations that connected lynching to approaching the subject varied considerably, consid• white poverty, Curry's print sharply dramatized eration of their works as a group suggests that their black vulnerability. Together both texts and image ideas were modulated by their political and cultural...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
... lationship with a white man. Hester reveals how brutal acts of racialized and sex - far as to say that Walker’s work even reflects some “Genius” Grant. In 2007 she was named among Time At the same time, many of Walker’s art images, ual violence against the black feminine body were...