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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Hans Belting Right from its opening in 1929, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) recreated modern art as a new myth that was rescued from European history and thus became accessible as an independent value for an American audience. Paradoxically, the myth stemmed from the opinion that modern art’s...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 64–75.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Will Rea W.R.Rea@leeds.ac.uk Copyright © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 Street to Mbari Jacob Lawrence and the Influence of the Will Rea T his article looks to various forms of pictorial modernism and the ways in which these forms operated within the wider context of a decolonizing...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
...James Smalls This article constitutes part of my continuously evolving fascination and research into the life, legacy, and visual significance of Féral Benga (1906–57). It foregrounds, in particular, the critical discourses surrounding (Afro)modernism generated by his presence in, and influence...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 36–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... life and career. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 MODERNISM A West Coast Interpretation Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins o Sargent Claude Johnson (1888 – 1967), turies and Japanese a er World War II. From 1937...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 16–21.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 116–125.
Published: 01 May 2020
... considers how portrait photography was not an expression of a local modernity, in the way the concept is narrated in established studies of the cultural dimensions of globalization, but was an expression of the in-between. This can be described as a form of cosmopolitanism or creolization, depending...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 40–53.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Alex Dika Seggerman This paper contextualizes the Art and Liberty group within the scope of Egyptian modern art. In doing so, it argues that this movement does not simply translate “central” Parisian surrealism to so-called “peripheral” Cairo. Rather, Art and Liberty represents a pivot...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Julia Kim Werts Throughout the mid-twentieth century, Ethiopia experienced a period of rapid modernization that affected the ways in which the Ethiopian people—particularly those in the capital city of Addis Ababa—navigated the shifting world around them. Their relationship with a modernizing urban...
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Nka (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...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Penny M. Von Eschen This article explores implicit as well as explicit debates over modernity among African American artists at the 1966 World Festival of Black Arts held in Dakar, Senegal, honing in on moments that reveal tensions among the artists as well as between artists and the US officials...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 154–158.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Kristen Windmuller-Luna Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 RE V IE W S Journal of Contemporary African Art 45 November 2019154 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-7917216 © 2019 by Nka Publications POSING MODERNITY: THE BLACK MODEL FROM MANET AND MATISSE TO TODAY WALLACH ART GALLERY NEW...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (4): 69–70.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 120.
Published: 01 May 2001
...: photography figured heavily in Modernity and anthropological and ethnograph• Postmodernity...
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Nka (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 (2001) 2001 (15): 86–87.
Published: 01 November 2001
... up trajectories for new ways of submissions built on traditional reverses the filmmaker's compo• Modern Amazon thinking and for novel pictures subjects and artists, though...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 46–49.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Hannah le Roux; Ola Uduku Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 THE MEDIA AMD THE MODERN MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA AND THE GOLD COAST Hannah le Roux and Ola Uduku he extension of the modern movement into the British are different...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 194–495.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Andrea E. Frohne Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 essay confronts these politics thought• Recounting Modernity...
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Nka (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...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 98–108.
Published: 01 May 2014
...NJ Hynes Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist , the Tate Modern’s first retrospective of a modernist artist from the African continent, marks both an institutional acknowledgment that the story of modernism in art is not limited to North America and Europe and a commitment to acquisitions...