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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on, twentieth-century American, European, and black diasporic art and culture. It seeks to contextualize as well as critique a select sampling of visual representations and performative operations of this enigmatic African, who conscientiously exploited the interests and conceits of modernism and primitivism...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 126–131.
Published: 01 November 2020
...- rial for his modernist primitivism was a foundational episode in European mod ernism s allegorizations of what Marx called ursprüngliche Akkumulation, previous, original, or primitive ac cumulation.24 Predicated on an imag- inative recourse to a preindustrial mode of exploitation, the artist s...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 6–15.
Published: 01 November 2015
... for racialized skin in the West (exemplified, for example, by the aesthetics of primitivism), and on the other hand the potential for thinking about the epidermis...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 110–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
... oneself as an uninformed cultural chau- exhibition Primitivism in Twentieth-­Century Art: vinist. Yet the connotation of neither term seems Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern ruffled quite to have any more clarity than any of those of the Ia few feathers...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and desire. Exoticism is primitivism gone soft, an abandon• ment of crude transgressive forms to accommo• date something more honed, or even refined. If primitivism is black, then exoticism is honey colored; if primitivism is forbidden, then exoti• Antoine, A wedding couple, from Jazz, 1929 cism...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 22–35.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Canal Street, on the steps of the Sacre-­Coeur in Paris, or in the markets of Dakar and Lagos. Just as we seem to be putting debates of “primitivism” and the “culture...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 102–105.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., carried through (with a sharp ceramic tool) on the im- male imaging-type company. Inspired in his installation Neo-Primitivism II age surface that appeared simultane- REVIEWS by traditional Mende helmet masks (ex- (2007–14), composed of white, mold- ously twinkling and furry. Through...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 150–157.
Published: 01 November 2009
... by py sessions. encounters with the primitive. 3 Though “New Age” practices are generally set According to the apocryphal, yet canonical, in opposition to scientific methodologies such as tale of the Western encounter with primitivism (in psychoanalysis...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 44–49.
Published: 01 May 1995
... been subjects of recent intense contestations, allow for a reading that pointedLy mirrors, at Least in terms of the structuring of this exhibition, William Rubin's exerdse in taxonomic incongruity: the "Primitivism" exhibition of a decade ago, and Centre Pompidou's more recent "Les Magidens de La...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... mechanically, and a radio were part of the machine. One of Tinguely s so-called Métamatic works with a painting arm produced the text L art ephemère. Barr, then close to retirement, hilariously Belting Nka 111 Cover of exhibition catalogue Primitivism in 20th Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 30–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
....12 Certainly, Reiss powerful, but Reiss was aghast at the racism against comes to Africa through the lens of primitivism. But Jews inherent in the performance of the Passion I would assert that for much of the twentieth century Play in his native homeland. He never returned to almost every...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 102–107.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of racial stereotype as a neo- of Negritude belong to the cultural lineage that colonial discourse, nothing less than "the black includes the intersection of primitivism with the way of being white" [la maniere noire d'etre iconoclasm of modernist art. Like Lam, Cesaire...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 53–57.
Published: 01 May 1995
... attempts to haps inevitable—if not problematic and problemed.2 Journal of Contemporary African Art • Spring/Summer 1995 HIGH MODERN PRIMITIVISM overcome Western fears of individu...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 71.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of the Western art world per• Much has been written regarding son nages one would encounter at the Picasso's Primitivism and the artist's opening of such events as fascination with African motifs, but Documenta or the Venice Biennale. it was a valid and authentic step...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 64–69.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... "Ancestralism," a term coined by Alain Locke in the mid-!920s, dovetailed notions of Primitivism...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 192–197.
Published: 01 November 2017
... surface level the work dredges up the mistreatment of an individual due to a of the topics presented. Some pairs problematic paradigm of the Museum REVIEWS culture’s fixed notion of how the body or small groups of visitors talked over of Modern Art’s 1984 ‘Primitivism’ in and mind work. Our role...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 69.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of this material, his subjects and perpetuate white myths of such as Carnival. Found in multiple urrects the highly controversial notion analysis leaves one frustrated over the primitivism. As such, he allows the sites...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 70.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of na• ology upon the cultural productions Diouf, represents a useful English- national diplomacy. Diouf has cleverly tionalism, primitivism, avant- and artistic discourses of the period. language source for scholars...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 41–47.
Published: 01 May 2002
...- Fail/winter 2002 Nka-43 Yo Man Ray Yo, oil on linen canvas and African fabric, 31.5" x 47'; 2000. Photograph by Becket Logan. strate how the black body continues to stand for sensuality and Why should the world be otherwise, sex, possession and power. Primitivism lingers...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 96–99.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and transnationally-chambered heart. The old exoticizing infatuations (Orientalism! Primitivism! Primal energies!) haven't been expelled yet from the heralded new spirit...