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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Ian Bourland This article considers recent films by the artist John Akomfrah (b. 1957, Ghana). It argues that Vertigo Sea , The Airport , and Purple exemplify a new phase of black British art production. While building on the methods and themes that characterize his time with the Black Audio Film...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 180–183.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Brett M. Van Hoesen RE V IE W S Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May 2020180 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8308294 © 2020 by Nka Publications SUBLIME SEAS: JOHN AKOMFRAH AND J. M. W. TURNER SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA MARCH 3 SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 Each...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 48–63.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Richard Hylton richard@richardhylton.co.uk Copyright © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 Bridging the Gap The Postwar Era and the Significance of John Biggers s Ananse Richard Hylton I had witnessed grand spectacles, solemn rites, and an unbelievable abundance of human vitality. I had been...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Tamar Garb In this article the author produces a reading of two iconic photographs that register the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from its plinth at the University of Cape Town in April 2015. Produced respectively by documentary photographer David Goldblatt (1930–2018) and performance...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
...A. M. Weaver This essay offers a detailed overview of the life and work of Californian artist John Outterbridge. It chronicles the early influences on the development of his work and unique style and brings up to date his accomplishments as an artist that deserves many more accolades...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 52–54.
Published: 01 May 2014
... From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. This conversation followed presentations by George E. Lewis and John Corbett...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (4): 40–45.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Nka (1996) 1996 (4): 69.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 48–51.
Published: 01 May 2014
...John Corbett From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. This article consists of a meditation on modes of self-organization...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 174–176.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... John s University in New York City. 176 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 May 2021 © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 ...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 64–75.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Ibadan or Osogbo. Mbari was a club, jointly founded by Wole Soyinka, Beier, Christopher Okigbo, John Pepper Clark, and Ezekiel Mphahlele. Located in Ibadan s Dugbe Market, the site of the Mbari Club was an old Lebanese restaurant converted into an open-air performance venue, an art gallery, a library...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 36–47.
Published: 01 May 2022
...John P. Murphy jmurphy@vassar.edu Copyright © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 Charles White s Global Perspective John P. Murphy W hen Chicago-born artist Charles White traveled to the German Democratic Republic in the autumn of 1951, he discovered, to his surprise, that he was something...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2022
... felt Ringgold had accomplished most poignantly a preeminent task that Picasso famously set out for himself and chased to the end: filtering the world into art as an adult through a child s eyes. Jody B. Cutler-Bittner is an art historian affiliated with St. John s University in New York City. Notes 1...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 62.
Published: 01 May 1994
...John Russell Taylor Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 94–107.
Published: 01 May 2015
...- Grabski Nka • 105 ufacturing and consumption overlapped locally, Joanna Grabski is the John and Christine Warner Dakar-based tailors have had to contend with the Professor of Art History and Visual Culture at Deni- impacts of imported new and used clothing on the son University. In addition to writing...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and pornography consciously with a critical, all-consuming eye. or unconsciously employ these tactics to enliven the image and beguile viewers. Charlotte March’s Richard J. Powell is the John Spencer Bassett Profes- portrait of Donyale Luna was certainly cognizant sor of Art and Art History at Duke...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
.../10757163-3641898 © 2016 by Nka Publications lampooning them. Perhaps most effec- musical, literary, or visual artists as a Texas at Austin, where she directs the tive is Saggese’s eshing out of sty- way to re ect on genius, virtuosity, John L. War eld Center for African and listic comparisons...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is an art historian af l- from a Rubens portrait of Philip II in a iated with St. John’s University in New portrait of Michael Jackson, Equestrian York City. Portrait of King Philip II (2009), begun before and completed after Jackson’s Notes death...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 144–150.
Published: 01 May 2006
... massacre of Native Eric Kofi Acree, is the Librarian of John Henrik Americans at Wounded Knee, the World War II Clarke Africana Library, Cornell University internment of Japanese Americans, and the Leo Frank lynching in Georgia in 1913. Katz, J. D., California...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 18–25.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Look for an old white farmhouse. Aunt Emmy and Uncle John be there waiting for you. God's on your side. 'Under A Blood Red Sky You as good as free." On December 30,1999, Ringgold began to paint Under A "We arrived at the Palisades one morning...