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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 (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 © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 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...
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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 (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 (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
..., virtuosity, John L. War eld Center for African and listic comparisons of Basquiat’s work and activism and the role that racial- African American Studies. to that of Picasso, Twombly, Dubuffet, ization plays in each arena. and Pollock at the same time that she The nal chapter, “The Language...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2016
... joie de peintre—brightly T-shirted (male) subjects made clear packaged for the masses. art sense meticulously appropriated. Which brings us to a landscape drawn Jody B. Cutler is an art historian af l- from a Rubens portrait of Philip II in a iated with St. John’s University in New...
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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...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Yemane I. Demissie “Bust Brawl: the Battle over a Black Bronze Prince” examines the tug-of-war between the Right Honorable General Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby, the Privy Purse and private secretary to Queen Victoria, and John Throp, a sculptor and marble mason based in Leeds, over the creation...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 8–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Grant Farred “When I was nineteen, Miles Davis put his finger on my soul, and it never went away,” Stuart Hall reflects in John Akomfrah’s documentary, The Stuart Hall Project . Miles Davis not only “touched” Hall’s soul, but the music and its many moods, its vagaries, its experimentations provided...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... widely acclaimed, including Betye Saar, David Hammons, and John Outterbridge. As the text continues to unfold, a picture also emerges of the Leimert Park Village and the neighboring “Hills” communities of black wealth, the patrons of art whom the gallery hoped to serve. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Pep Subirós The exhibition Jane Alexander: Surveys (from the Cape of Good Hope) was presented by the Museum for African Art in collaboration with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City from April to July 2013. Through combinations of sculpted figures, tableaux, installations...