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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 78–85.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jeanne Siegel Spiral, founded in 1963 by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Charles Alston, was a group of black American artists in New York. This article, originally published in ARTnews in 1966, explores the attitudes of Spiral’s membership about civil rights, Negro art, the “Negro Image...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Mia L. Bagneris Unequivocal in his professed lack of interest in incorporating any sort of African influence into his work, Palmer Hayden once famously quipped: “I never had any desire to paint anything about Africa. I painted what Negroes, colored people, us Americans do … we’re a brand new race...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Negro Arts (Dakar, Senegal, 1966), the International Meeting of Sculptors (Mexico City, 1968), and the Pan-African Cultural Festival (Algiers, 1969). The transnational relationships and growing solidarity with Third Worldism and Pan-Africanism evident in the exhibition history of the 1960s show the ways...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... by the two major movements in African American art of the twentieth century—the New Negro Arts movement and the Black Arts movement—Jones’s unique black perspective was often viewed through the mask, a symbol of classical African art and a signifier of black identity. For her, it acted as muse...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 8–21.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Emily C. Burns emily.burns@auburn.edu Copyright © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 Transverse Spaces African American Cultural Production in Paris, 1900 Emily C. Burns T humbing through one of the albums compil­ ed by W. E. B. Du Bois rendering Negro Life in Georgia, U.S.A., featured...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of blackness, as opposed to what Lee’s poem “for black people (and negroes too): a the movement saw as the dominant (white) culture’s poetic statement on black existence in america with 12 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 29 • Fall 2011...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 96–115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... African Art cials and fines for their communities. contemporary cultural discourses that articulated The second show, called Struggle for Negro Rights, lynching's social impact in relation to concepts of was developed by leftist members of the Artists' manhood...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 140–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-7917192 © 2019 by Nka Publications S eeing the mural Five Great American Negroes (1939) at the entrance to the recent exhibi-tion Charles White: A Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York was a bit jarring, given MoMA s standing modus ope- randi, which...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 36–47.
Published: 01 May 2022
... affiliated National Negro Congress (NNC), established in 1936 as a leftist coalition dedicated to labor organizing and advancing racial equity. Catlett served on the editorial board of the NNC s monthly publication Congress Vue (later Congress View), a platform launched in 1943 for promoting opposition...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 34–46.
Published: 01 May 2007
... tion, and stereotype and anticipated black (domestic work).3 Maudelle conformed to none women's self-portraiture of the late twentieth cen• of these. Though there were movements by artists tury. Emerging out of both the New Negro period from the Harlem Renaissance through...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 36–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... through music. In “Singing Saints,” Sargent Johnson has litho- Dorothy C. (1939) is an interpretation of a modern graphed a true lyrical feeling of the full tones of the black woman, but it shares its compositional organi- Negro voices and accomplished it with a simple sin- zation and urban context...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 48–63.
Published: 01 May 2022
... enabled me to better understand my own. Thus strengthened, I gained a new confidence for the future.5 In part of a statement originally made in his UNESCO application and repeated in the opening pages of Ananse, Biggers declared: As an American Negro, my lifelong desire had been to bridge the gap between...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 72.
Published: 01 May 1999
... a large open-mouthed negro gap• Charles: An American Artist, 1989- ing to receive cunnilingus or per• 1997" shown last year...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2022
... White, and Todd Williams for Dix Artistes Nègres Des États-Unis (Ten Negro Artists from the United States) at the 1966 First World Festival of Negro Arts, in Dakar, Senegal, might very likely need to be read through a different range of lenses than Martin Puryear at Venice. Louie Robinson, the writer...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 86–99.
Published: 01 November 2011
...- nized by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and ington and we thought it might be interesting as a I Charles Alston in 1963, is the model for postwar group of Negro artists maybe to hire a bus — a great American artist groups.1 Under the banner of civil number of people, as you know, were converging...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 76–83.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... We would be T wealthier Chicago suburb one hot July day freed. in 1962, I asked Wadsworth Jarrell if he thought it But this was before the Washington picnic, its would be possible to start a “negro” art movement eloquent dream and its dynamite reality at the based on a common aesthetic...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... this but at the negroes rebellion and revolution, I suppose the most politi- who accepted it. cally sensitive of us began to pull away from the That’s why the Cuban Revolution was so heavy bourgeois rubric that art and politics were separate in our sensibility. That’s why Robert Williams was and exclusive entities...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., 2000). 2 See, for example, Holland Cotter, “Art View: Art That’s Valued for What It Can Do,” New York Times, July 18, 1993. 3 Alain Locke, “The Legacy of Ancestral Arts,” in The New Negro: An Interpretation, ed. Alain Locke (New York: Boni, 1925), 254–67. 4 See Paul Guillaume...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 62–66.
Published: 01 May 1995
... the pressure to produce "negro" art: the familiar pantheon of the New York School, there might have been two For about the last eight years, I have been concerned not only with my responses: one blank and bemused: own creative...