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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 104–113.
Published: 01 November 2015
...A’Lelia Bundles This essay examines the role A’Lelia Walker played as a fashion and social trendsetter in Harlem during the 1920s. The only daughter of early-twentieth-century hair-care-industry pioneer Madam C. J. Walker, she carved her own niche as a patron of the arts and philanthropist. An...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 108–113.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Hamza Walker Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 GUT IT OUT Hamza Walker Which of us has overcome his past? And the past of a Negro is blood dripping down through the leaves, gouged out eyeballs, the sex torn from the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 114.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the world in response to with Alice Walker into stunning, abstract patterns. pendence experience (1956-pres- And even before the creation of ent) has been utterly tragic. The the numerous...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 130–131.
Published: 01 May 2007
... specter of racial politics in the South, Seeing the Unspeakable: caused Walker to see "her racial identi• ty as...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Michael D. Harris This essay is a personal meditation on Kara Walker’s work seven years after the author’s critical assessment of her work in the book Colored Pictures . Walker’s work is linked to African American cultural practices like signifyin’ and speaking in tongues and is found to have...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Celeste-Marie Bernier Black British artist Barbara Walker works across multiple narrative series to create hard-hitting dramatic tableaux in which she does powerful justice to the psychological, physical, emotional, cultural, social, and imaginative realities of lives as lived by black women, men...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Riché Richardson Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 3_richardson:nka_book_size 3/1/10 1:58 PM Page 48 Kara Walker’s Old...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 66–71.
Published: 01 May 2003
... is a curatorial intern at the rule/ruler is the basis of classical architec• Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. ture. In failing to blend with Vienna's imposing 18th century buildings, Export reveals the repressive power of such architecture, a metaphor for a conserva• tionist Viennese...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 94–95.
Published: 01 May 2003
... intern at the Walker Art Cen• room seemed to call for a space proper (blue curtains, ter, Minneapolis...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 54–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... professional development contextualizes the works. In addition, a comparison of Evans’s work with the well-known oeuvre of Kara Walker highlights striking thematic differences despite intriguing similarities in both form and subject and demonstrates each artist’s unique talents in the medium of cut paper...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 132–143.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Contemporary African Art just do it. KEEP WALKING. Hank Willis Thomas Jordan @ Johnny Walker in Timberland circa 1923, 2004. Inkjet on canvas. Courtesy of the Artist...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 18–23.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... Rory Bester Opposite, Top to Bottom: Esiphothini (Shebeen), 1997, mixed media installation, courtesy Walker Art Center...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2009
... itic Hilton Kramer 's dismi ssal of the sim ultaneo usly rejected and retained . V 1970 exhibition Afro-American Artists: New Yo rk Given our curren t political moment, Walker and Boston, "quality" is hardly an objective crite• exa m ines how "the cultural production of so• ria . As...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 34–37.
Published: 01 November 1998
... among other contemporary artists as well. From Anish Kapoor to they come modest and intimate, so small they draw us in and en• Kara Walker, artists are no longer limiting themselves to the so- velope us? The Questions remain to be answered because the called major forms...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 40–45.
Published: 01 May 1999
...• States older Black artists like Ofili's detractors in England, also de• cerned with finding ways to prove that Ofili's work had revived British ride Walker's work as being "just what white people want". However, painting. More sensationalist reporters couldn't stop talking about...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... reflected on the difficulty of being labeled an academic pornographer in his foreword to artist Kara Walker’s 2007 book My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love.2...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 112–113.
Published: 01 May 2002
... black nude body. in so doing, to help block false such as Mexarcane International Kara Walker and Chris Ofili hope. She hymns the negative She hails these artists for cre• and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
... president Albert Walker Dent, approached John H. Ebony Fashion Fair.1 All garments were presented Johnson, founder of Johnson Publishing Company, on custom-made mannequins painted in various about supplying models for a charity fashion show shades of brown. Each ensemble was selected to benefit the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 72.
Published: 01 May 1999
... rassed reaction. We may, of and turned them on their head. SluePerioc/,1995, from the series, "The Liberty Brothers Permanently Daily Circus," mixed course, belatedly realize that we And like Colescottand Kara Walker...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 66–69.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Seduction / Displacement at White Box in Walker's Detourism and to the Hemicycle New York City, exemplary of Allen's archi• Gallery at the Corcoran in DC, 2001. tectonic homage to apartheid architecture, is discussed by art historian Andres Mario Lauri Firstenberg is curator of Artists Zervignon...