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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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,” and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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, the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2011
... focus selectively on works by artists 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...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 122.
Published: 01 May 2001
... gesture 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...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 16–27.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Medgar group, Spiral. In MCASD’s Grant Parker Gallery, Evers and brutal attacks on churches and civil rights related works from the 1960s showed Whitten’s marchers in Alabama, Whitten’s personal eclipse of transition from Romare Bearden–influenced col- the psyche is reflective of a dark moment of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 62–63.
Published: 01 November 1996
... arrive at this place, having survived the four-story, death 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...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 110–117.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... Harold Rosenberg, “American Action Painters,” ARTnews 51, a fine-­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...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 88–89.
Published: 01 May 2004
... selection 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...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 2001
... questions must be permitted-yet no sooner has one started than one is already caught up in the same spiral of the enlightened universalism that defines the gender...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 72–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... ward spiral as far as community acceptance went. This was the first blockbuster black cultural show That spiral continued until July 1969, with the in a major New York museum. It was controversial opening of the Harlem Artist ’69 exhibition orga- mainly because it slighted many important living...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Indignation was the collective Spiral a few years earlier. In part, her better known to Ringgold’s audience at the time. At effort had roots in perceived slights by that group: 10 by 120 feet, the enormous collaborative initiative Bearden rejected her...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 128–137.
Published: 01 May 2013
... a perpetrator who account of a damaged life is projected onto the oor is invisible and absent. Intent and carelessness, inti- as a spiral- formed text. Those wishing to read it must macy and violence now appear equalized. Becom- move in a circle, so that the dizzy feeling generated ing aware...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., 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 a particularly strong affin• python motif that is so prevalent in classical Uli. mercial town of Aba in 1929 which was the first...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1998
... transformations which can be ated by Arabic calligraphy. tion—knees and elbows—are emphasized and classified, though not precisely, into the fol• In Allah and the Wall of Confrontation, delineated with spirals. The male sexual organ lowing periods...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Which questions his being Trances. What is more symbolically charged with meaning Georges Bataille than circles, spiraling lines and vertigo? Because of the infi...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 20–27.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the a large bag and pulled out long sheets of paper French colonial territories in Africa. Pechiney's with drawings, and a hardcover book bound aim was to diversify the finished product in alu• together with plastic spirals. "Prouve was what I'd minum to find bigger...