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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 78–85.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jeanne Siegel Spiral, founded in 1963 by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Charles Alston, was a group of black American artists in New York. This article, originally published in ARTnews in 1966, explores the attitudes of Spiral’s membership about civil rights, Negro art, the “Negro Image...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 86–99.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Courtney J. Martin Spiral, founded in 1963 by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Charles Alston, was a group of black American artists in New York. This group has been credited with fostering Bearden’s entry into collage, launching a debate around the political function of abstraction and figuration...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Spiral, founded in 1963 by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Charles Alston, was a group of black American artists in New York. This interview with Emma Amos addresses her reasons for joining Spiral, her role as the group’s only woman, the effect of her involvement in Spiral on her artwork...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... collectives and groups such as Spiral, Weusi, Where We At, and AfriCOBRA have similarly pursued a uniquely black expression in the context of what came to be known as the Black Arts movement. Ringgold’s journey was singular in that it led her to activism in the larger art world and in the women’s movement...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 100–109.
Published: 01 November 2011
... individualism that embraces the overriding challenge confronted by Spiral, an artistic alliance that represented African American artists in the March on Washington and that sought to formulate an ongoing artistic response to the civil rights movement. Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2011
... movement inspired a tremendous solidarity among who formed or joined in forming collectives such as artists of African descent in the United States and AfriCOBRA, “Where We At” Black Women Artists, other parts of the African Diaspora. The rise of a Spiral, and Weusi, as well as others who operated...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., called Spiral, was an organizer and the group s first president. In a space about a mile west of where the Studio 35 sessions had taken place, Spiral met regularly from 1963 to 1965. Fourteen men and one woman spoke of the civil rights movement and the upcoming 1963 March on Washington.26 How could...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 116–131.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., as Amos often reflected on her position as such, and the origins of her work are generally situated in the intersection of Black and feminist art movements in New York City in the 1960s and 70s. Her participation in Spiral, a Black artists group formed in response to the civil rights movement, and her...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 150–153.
Published: 01 November 2019
...- lective, Spiral, spearheaded by Romare Bearden, in a subtle homage to their only public exhibition.3 The sole woman affiliated, Emma Amos, was represented by a landscape-suggestive abstract, Black and White Spiral Painting (1964), mutually enhanced by the stylistic shift of her flatly bold, realist Eva...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 16–27.
Published: 01 June 2017
... at Cooper remains both formally and socially challenging in Union in New York in 1960 and contact with the the contemporary moment. Created in the year civil-rights-oriented African American artist’s following the murder of civil rights activist Medgar group, Spiral. In MCASD’s Grant Parker Gallery...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 110–117.
Published: 01 November 2011
...-­arts revolution; the other is made in the mode no. 8 (1951): 23. of utility, as “women’s work.” Yet indisputably they 11. Quoted in Jeanne Siegel, “Why Spiral ARTnews 65, no. 5 (1966): 48–49. share an artistic genome. Although we can see...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2001
... regime, and and several pieces from the early 1990s show his complete mas• the army's involvement, using the metaphor of the King and the tery of the form. In Spirals and Columns(l994), masses of color Queen and the Horse to make political points through allegory in the foreground are bound...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 72–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s controversial you want to Harlem and press it on us anymore. Harlem on My Mind exhibition, a photographic From that moment on, the SMH was in a down- tour de force depicting Harlem from 1900 to 1968. ward spiral as far as community acceptance went. This was the first...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 2001
... no sooner has one started than one is already caught up in the same spiral of the enlightened universalism that defines the gender discussion. A rejection of this Nile...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 122.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Macedonia unites Macedonian spirals in on itself in ever more Defense. Its press conference had or megalomaniac installation, this apples and Greek oranges, free for minuscule fantasies of micro- barely began when Russian art biennial favors...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 62–63.
Published: 01 November 1996
... truth"!p.211 as it arises in me, the so-called western consumer, the adressee spiral through "Africa: Art of A Continent," I am elated. I see first the prison of this letter. When the demiurges collide, the resulting contingency is a walls of Camp Boiro (1994), brutalized and stained...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 88–89.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and reappro- and often cruelly essentializing ments a female therapist from spiral bound sketch paper recall priation to consider. judgments of poor young Ligon: the shoulders down, as she shifts the bundled potential of child...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ment comprising those like Romare Bearden, Fel- as Chicago’s Wall of Respect, executed, like Die, in rath Hines, and Hale Woodruff, who had founded the summer of 1967, the Collage of Indignation was the collective Spiral a few years earlier. In part, her better known...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1998
... sections of the four panels, terminating gloomier, his brushwork more violent. Aba times, be strong as in Allegory of Power, 1996. into a spiral in the fourth. This is the sacred Revolt alludes to the women's revolt at the com• Aniakor's work shows...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of Confrontation, delineated with spirals. The male sexual organ lowing periods. 1963, and The Last Sound, 1964-5, two works is exaggerated, a style similar to some tradi• El Salahi's early works (late I950s-I970s), representative of El Salahi's early...