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Nka (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 (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 (1994) 1994 (1): 47–49.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 59–60.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 62.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (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 (2021) 2021 (48): 146–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Publications Wangechi Mutu is a Kenyan-American artist Note known for her work in sculpture, collage-painting, video, installation, and performance. 1 Audre Lord, The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action, in Sister Outsider (Berkeley, CA: Crossing Press, 1984), 41. Mutu Nka 147 ...
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Nka (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 (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 (2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... with 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 (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...
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Nka (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 (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 (2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of 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...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 264–281.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and 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 (2019) 2019 (44): 78–92.
Published: 01 May 2019
... , but also the variety of art forms it encompasses, including performance, the spoken word, drawing, sculpture, film, and radio. It reaches backward and forward in history, exposing and questioning one of the most contentious collections in the museum, yet always with a deep humanity that acknowledges...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 144–157.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and the potent imagery keeps him or her there to investigate deeper the sociopolitical content. The subtle layering and vibrancy in Gatson’s use of color and texture not only alters the way we think about sculpture and painting, but also how we process history and the present at the same time. Copyright © 2019...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of wit, Rodney was, until his death in 1998 from complications related to sickle cell disease, one of the most compelling artists to come out of the Black Arts Movement of 1980s Britain. From X-rays of his cells to tiny sculptures made from his own skin, Rodney created conceptual self-portraits of his...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., director of the Department of Painting and Sculpture (1968–88), with regard to their influence on the museum’s mission, exhibitions, and international profile. The author concludes with commentary on contemporary changes in art geography and contemplation on the effect on artists of the emergence...
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Nka (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...