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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 30–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Chika Okeke-Agulu Ghada Amer’s 2010 work 100 Words of Love is the product of a tactical realignment with aesthetic principles evident in her early work, and a radical rearticulation of those principles as groundwork for new sculptural forms. While it is impossible to predict the works’ reception...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 96–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... graphies of Uneven Exchange The Fluidity of Sculptural Form El Anatsui...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 47–49.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 59–60.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 62.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 76–79.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Sunanda K. Sanyal Copyright © 2003 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2003 The Local and Beyond: Francis Nnaggenda's Sculptural Innovations...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Salah M. Hassan Over the span of more than fifty years, the Sudanese American and Chicago-based artist Amir Nour has created sculptures that reflect his remarkable ability to integrate methods, techniques, forms, and ideas that draw from his diverse experiences as a diasporic person. Nour was born...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Caitlin Beach In 1919 the sculptor Meta Warrick Fuller modeled the statuette Mary Turner: A Silent Protest against Mob Violence . One of the earliest three-dimensional works of art to address the subject of lynching, the sculpture was dedicated to the memory of Turner, a nineteen-year-old pregnant...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... ability to layer multiple “stories” by evincing a temporal, spatial, and kinetic aesthetic in his visual work; on his choice of and approach to his materials; and on the changes in his oeuvre over the years: from painting and mixed media to monumental steel sculptures of Amharic letters, constructed in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 110–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
... presents the metal sculptures as complex hybrid objects and the artist as a cultural nomad, escaping the static “African artist” identity for the global arena. But by focusing entirely on the bottle-top projects of the last decade, Vogel takes an equivocal position with regard to Anatsui’s creative...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... American minimalism and Angolan contemporary artistic practice, which allow for a more thorough understanding of his photography as spatial, material, quasi-sculptural, and performative. Chagas’s work defies geographical, cultural, art historical, and artistic categorizations. While indeed departing from...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-conceived method artists invited for brief visits can show a lack of commitment, resulting in intellectual superficiality and poor execution. The most resonant on-site creation belonged to Jean Katambayi, whose sculpture was initiated as part of an experiment to commission works in advance, permitting time...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 192–197.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Brett M. Van Hoesen This article provides a review of the French-Algerian artist Kader Attia’s solo exhibition, Sacrifice and Harmony , a selection of twenty-nine works of installation, video, sculpture, collage, and assemblage, hosted by the Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK) in Frankfurt, Germany...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... paintings of young men inspired by his African surroundings. This essay traces the impact of these experiences on the art of Kehinde Wiley, particularly his aesthetic sensibility and conceptual mindset. Wiley embraced the art of Africa as a reference, posing his subjects after traditional sculpture and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
... fractured yet imaginative Creole communiqués have a counterpart in the paintings, sculptures, and collages of the Haitian-born, Paris-based artist Hervé Télémaque (b. 1937). After studying in the mid-1950s at the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Télémaque moved to New York City, where he attended the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 264–281.
Published: 01 November 2018
... American sculpture. He was born in 1937 in Houston during segregation. Edwards is one of the few African American artists who has a particularly strong connection with Africa beyond his African origins. Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 Melvin Edwards sculpture public...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Melvin Edwards is a pioneer in the history of contemporary African American art and sculpture. This interview relates his career as a black internationalist, a pan-Africanist, and a prime witness to modernist innovations in the New York scene, from the era of abstract expressionism to the current...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Kobena Mercer The hybrid combination of human and animal lies at the heart of the figurative vocabulary through which Jane Alexander’s sculptural tableaux summon us into the imaginative domain of the “humanimal”—a domain where the boundaries by which religion, philosophy and science have separated...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... first survey in the United States, the most comprehensive and innovative show yet for this internationally renowned, multidisciplinary artist. Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey presented more than fifty works from the mid-1990s to the present, including collage, drawing, sculpture, installation, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 120–121.
Published: 01 November 2010
... caps into a new kind of luxury, Anatsui presents the viewer with an impressive visual coup. Part of the sensation of luxurious beauty is due to the viewer’s awareness of the intensive manual labor that went into making the works. The review also examines the tendency of Anatsui’s recent sculpture to...