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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 40–51.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Peter Erickson This essay explores Kerry James Marshall’s paintings of black artists in studio settings who are often positioned at the easel with an unfinished self-portrait. The series begins with a portrait within a portrait of a historical figure— Scipio Moorehead, Portrait of Himself, 1776...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2009
... SELF-PORTRAIT/SELF-VISION THE WORK OF SAMUEL FOSSO Ingrid Hdlzl his essay takes the work of Samuel Fosso as T...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... reveal where they were all along. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 portraiture self-fashioning black body art history gender PORTRAITS IN BLACK STYLING, SPACE, AND SELF IN THE WORK OF BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS AND ELIZABETH COLOMBA Anna Arabindan...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 52–63.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Theresa Sims Samuel Fosso’s self-portrait as The Chief: He Who Sold Africa to the Colonists is one of the artist’s most iconic works. Shot in 1997, Fosso created this photograph just a few years after his rise to international fame, at a time when the larger discursive category of “contemporary...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., overlapping and suturing questions of the postcolonial in relation to diasporic perspectives in twentieth-century photography. Barnor’s remarkable portraits represent significant moments in African diasporic subject formation and the cosmopolitan self-fashioning that emerged in tandem with transcultural...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and children, both within the United Kingdom and across the African diaspora. Answering her own question “Where is the black presence?,” she creates self-reflexively experimental and politically radicalized bodies of work in which she dramatizes the invisibilized and misrepresented lives of black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., formal portraits of self-styled young black men set against bright, patterned backdrops. Some, however, have been skeptical of not only the accessibility and somewhat pedagogical subject matter vis-à-vis the contemporary black male in life and representation, but also his retro photorealist technique and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 56–63.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the portrait show at MoMA in 1991, where I occasionally submit myself to the process — it's only fair. But it's a picked portraits and self-portraits from the Modern's collection — is really different experience. I've dealt with my own Image through my that for something which seemed...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 44–45.
Published: 01 November 1998
... were playful, as if the posers fantastical self-portraits have a playfulness akin in spirit were trying on different identities. In Samuel Fosso's to Samuel Fosso and Studio 3Z. work from the 1970s, and those of Studio 3Z of Kinshasa...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 16–29.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Trevor Schoonmaker Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 Barkley L. Hendricks, Slick (Self-Portrait), 1977. Oil, acrylic, and magna on linen canvas, 67 x 48 1/2 in. Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA. Gift of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 125.
Published: 01 May 2001
... has conflated his own self-portrait with the body of an nkisi figure, a An exhibition entitled Distin...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 88–89.
Published: 01 November 2001
... gesting a cross between altars taken for a man or a woman. It is and lived-in rooms. in fact a self-portrait of the It's an ecLectic list from a artist, who lost both her breasts sprawling show that has its share to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Smith Nka • 7 self-governance in which African Americans could Portraits of a New Nation demonstrate their equality with Euro-Americans One of Washington’s early Liberian images stages and hold all positions in society, government, and a first sighting of Monrovia. View of Monrovia commerce...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2001
... compare Samuel Fosso to a run-of• the-m ill neighb orhood studio ph otograph er, bu t his selfportraits have nothing in common with their works, in spite of the fact he him self spent many years in that profession. This persistent lumping togeth er, however, makes one won• der whether or not...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 186–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-Election Self Portrait Commission), 2000. Digital ink jet print on watercolor, 41.5 x 33 in. Courtesy the artist. © Lyle Ashton Harris Harris Nka • 187 Thuram detail...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 114–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... thread. GN: The other thread is simply because I’m black and my body’s in it. But I’ve always seen my body as more than a signifier. Because it’s not self- portrait...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1998
...• performing that most natural of tasks of vain mean when we speak about Harlem mately captured in a self-portrait of the artist. men, not necessarily a duty of his toilette, but Renaissance as a powerful and incredible mo• Nothing could be more revealing in giving us...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 65.
Published: 01 May 1998
...• with little text. For the latter we have self, and to urge that self to the sur• the press or fashion photographer to• ship. And he had even less access to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 46–49.
Published: 01 May 1999
... in extreme forms of contrast and pattern to express auton• Whereas the men engage with the photographer in a relaxed, self- omy and character in their portrait images. Mthethwa's combina• confident manner, the women tend to present themselves some...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., it serves as a portraits that were released for the press show boundary between the self and the other, as well as Emperor Haile Selassie and Empress Menen in an indication or sign of what lies beyond the flesh. Western clothing—the emperor most often in The relationship between the clothing...