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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2010
... process of collapsing. A piece made with oil drums is titled Black and White . There is also a video ( Oil and Sugar ), which shows a structure of sugar cubes disintegrating in a pool of black oil, as well as a series of sculptures made with empty plastic bags. Another work discussed at length in the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 196–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 10.1215/10757163-3641865 © 2016 by Nka Publications Elizabeth Colomba, The Ants, 2011. Oil on canvas, 24 x 18 in. Based on a mythological theme of Psyche and Eros. Courtesy the artist. © Elizabeth Colomba Colomba Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 28–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... enormous to the foibles of its creator.1 For within the “picto- brilliance of such flares. It provides but an inkling rial/cultural turn,” the image’s capacity to signify of the huge amount of energy expended. Host com- tends to be underrated. Signification implies the munities of oil...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 48–53.
Published: 01 May 2002
...." 1 Phokela's seductive use of oil paint, often using a reduced palette, reflects the use of the medium by the Old Masters, for whom, it's been said, "flesh was the reason oil paint was invent• ed." Paul O'Kane notes that "Phokela's craft brings home the 2 unpalatable fact that the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- ist. Unlike in her previous canvases where she worked mainly with oils, taking full advantage of the medium's propensity to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of Contemporary African Art 2011 Faith Ringgold, US America Black, 1969. Oil on stretched canvas, 60 × 84 in. © Faith Ringgold America Black Faith Ringgold’s Black Light Series Journal of Contemporary African Art • 29 • Fall 2011 50 • Nka DOI...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 26–29.
Published: 01 November 2001
... I mother in the port of Saint-Louis in Senegal. Like all ports, St- I Louis was a meeting ground for diverse races and cultures. Ndiaye's first contact with oil...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 96–98.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Trouble because of This Man Lumumba) Oil on cotton, 18x13" PATRICE LUMUMBA IN URBAN ART Elizabeth Harney J ean-Paul Sartre labeled Patrice Lumumba a "revolutionary without revolution, not a hero, but a mar• tyr of Pan-Africanism" (Van Lierde, 1963). His characterization underscores...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 20–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
... first to Ibiza, then to London. Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011 Louis Khehla Maqhubela, Gestation, 1985. Oil on canvas, 120 × 120 cm. Collection: Robert Loder Journal of Contemporary African Art • 28 • Spring 2011 20 • Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 123.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Terry Boddie, Village Project, 2000 ford Biggers and Terry Boddie. work as bearing an essential map of a village in Nevis. The cir• Photo emulsion, oil and ink on paper, 23x45 in. Upon first inspection, the "multiplicity on many levels." In...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 109.
Published: 01 May 2002
... degree can plastic into a really personal confronta• There are some who had never traditional oil paint, but the media-and form itself, still man• tion with art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 118.
Published: 01 May 2002
... contemporary African artists as integral participants in the modernist and post-mod• ernist program of the last century. Mohammed Omer Khalil is an internationally active artist who Shift #2,2001,44" x 43", oil and collage on canvas has recently...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 142–147.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Griegorovich Tretchikoff, S e l f - ­P o r t r a i t , 1950. his muse, Leonora Moltema, the famous Lenka, who Oil on canvas. Private collection. inspired some of his greatest paintings. He was a Courtesy the Tretchikoff Foundation prolific artist during the rest of the war, after which...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 48–53.
Published: 01 November 2010
... States for the reception of The Holy is quite clear. Journal of Contemporary African Art • 27 • Fall 2010 48 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2010-007  © 2010 by Nka Publications Chris Ofili, Blossom, 1997. Oil, polyester resin, glitter, map pins, and elephant dung on linen...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 58–63.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., oil and sand on canvas, 30 x 36" Collection of the artist. Dreams...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 146–151.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in traumati zed , Apartheid to the public eye. T he girl in Give the People What _ Journal of Contempora ry African Art Het Kwaad is Banaal (Evil is Bana~, 1984. Oil on canvas, 125 x 105 cm. Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. Courtesy Goodman Gallery Cape...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... Begins Microcron 114 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art African Contemporary of Journal , 2012. Acrylic and oil on...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 42–47.
Published: 01 November 2010
... • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2010-006  © 2010 by Nka Publications Chris Ofili, Iscariot Blues, 2006. Oil and charcoal on linen, 281.0 × 194.9 cm. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York. © Chris Ofili...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 20–37.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Moses Tladi, No 1 Crown Mines, ca. 1938. Oil on canvas, 35 × 50 cm. Private collection. Courtesy Publishing Print Matters (Pty) Ltd...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
...: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 Jane Alexander, Infantry with beast, 2008 – 10. Fiberglass sculptures, oil paint, found shoes. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Mario Todeschini Journal of Contemporary African Art • 33 • Fall 2013 92 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163...