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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 90–100.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Kristen Windmuller-Luna African architecture is having a moment in European museums. Joining the crowd is AFRICA: Architecture, Culture, and Identity , an ambitious and contradictory exhibition at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Hummelbæk, Denmark, June 25, 2015–October 25, 2015. Divided into...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 1970s. Cahan’s research into four museums—the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Studio Museum in Harlem—reveals how art institutions responded incrementally to black artists’ demands for equity. Despite the different degrees of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 158–161.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Geoffrey Jacques The exhibition of prints Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now , curated by Judith B. Hecker at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, offered a view of South African art-making practice that flourished among all sectors of society during the apartheid years. The exhibition evoked a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context (Durham, teaching focus on modern and contemporary art. He NC: Duke University Press, 2011); Maria Lind, “The Collabora- is author of Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery, and the tive Turn,” in Taking the Matter into Common Hands: On Con- Site of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 24–31.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Sylvester O. Ogbechie Copyright © 2002 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2002 i MWONWU m AESTHETICS AND ARTISTIC IDENTITY IN MODERN...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 30–47.
Published: 01 November 2009
... San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. mation because his intervention in racial looking © Glenn Ligon, gift from the artist, courtesy of Regen Projects. 30 •Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Salah M. Hassan Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
... (for such bones also has the merit, unlike many works of modern were found objects) while removing the need for the art, of enjoying a popular audience as well (it even artist to declare an expressive stance. On the other has its own Wikipedia entry). But as art critic Ivor hand, stripped of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 140–144.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Jefferson Pinder, and continues on to Accra, Ghana in 2014. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 W. E. B. Du Bois Du Bois in Our Time University Museum of Contemporary Art University of Massachusetts Amherst exhibition...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., June 5, 2008. Damon Willick is associate professor of modern and 6. Senga Nengudi contributed an oral history and participated contemporary art history at Loyola Marymount Uni- in “African American Avant-­Gardes, 1965–1990,” public panel, versity and editor of the journal X-TRA­...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
... modern Africa, the article uses Jean-François Lyotard’s notion of enthusiasm to explore in depth two case studies, Bessengue City Project and Chimurenga Library . Both initiatives incorporate the significance of the space where the art intervention is being produced and reflect the social relationships...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 140–141.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Holiday Powers This article reviews Katarzyna Pieprzak’s book Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Post-colonial Morocco (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). The book covers the discursive usage of claims of modernity in Morocco from 1912, the beginning of the French Protectorate, up to the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 86–87.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Maria Zimmermann Brendel Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 Picturing the wrote which result in opening (1989, Mary Ellen Mark). Other ning finale. In this work, Taylor...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... By this point, Ringgold had already mounted a Washington University Postdoctoral Fellow for 2014– new show, her Black Light paintings, to favorable 15. She focuses her research and teaching on modern reviews.35 A marked departure from Die, the new and contemporary art. This article derives from...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... American Painting, Diasporic and Culture: Jeff Donaldson’s Wives of Shango,” accessed January Objects, and the Making of Modern Art, 1927–1977. 15, 2013, httpafricobra.uchicago.edu/wp-content/ uploads/2013/08/fleming.pdf, 6...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 28–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
...), curatorial model, echoing the very Western ideo• Bandsman (1913-1926) from the series Trappings, 2002-2003. logical narratives of progress that left Africa out of © Hentie van der Merwe, courtesy the artist. modern art history. And yet this is a curatorial...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2010
... is important for painting today, science fiction and outer space as a frontier for blackness, Ralph Ellison’s influence on him, and Washington’s artistic and cultural inspirations, as well as his experiences as a graduate student. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Jennie Hirsh This review examines the midcareer retrospective Yinka Shonibare MBE in the context of its third and final venue, the National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC. The survey featured examples of the artist’s familiar interests—the complex relationship between colonial and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... problems into its Blake Stimson is professor of art history at the Uni- own hands.13 To say this, of course, is not to hold versity of Illinois at Chicago. He edited Collectivism contemporary collectivist practices accountable for after Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination the massive...