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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2019
... artists. This article focuses on two specific exhibitions and artists: Eugene Palmer’s Didn’t It Rain (2018) and Barbara Walker’s Sub Urban: New Drawings (2015), both organized at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK. The author stresses the contrasting relationship to photography that each...
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Nka (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...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 114.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of 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 (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 (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...
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Nka (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...
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Nka (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 (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 (2003) 2003 (18): 94–95.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in the blue elements outside the gallery intern at the Walker Art Cen• room seemed to call for a space proper (blue curtains...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 66–71.
Published: 01 May 2003
...• standing when recalling that the Claire Tancons 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...
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Nka (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 (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 (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 (2009) 2009 (24): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 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 Michael Brenson rem inds us...
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Nka (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 (2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the Walcott's instant identification with Winslow Ocean as the Black Atlantic. Homer's black man concerns his boat's small In Kara Walker's film 8 Possible Beginnings or: scale—a motif on which Walcott lavishes detailed, The Creation of African-America (2005), boats loving...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of the 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...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1998
... and Walker Evans, Carl Van Vechten, Winold International Visual Art (INIVA) opened at African discourse. Through their indispens• Reiss, Jean Renoir, Eugene O'Neil and Doris the Hayward Gallery and has made stops in able writings, artistic...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 26–33.
Published: 01 May 2001
... institutions are less the intellectual versy around Kara Walker who may have been seen as having passed issues and claims of that, but rather the financial, the need for box the race test because she is black and working in a terrain that is office, need for people. They go by a level of familiarity...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Gulf Stream, 2003. Acrylic, glitter on canvas. 274.32 × 396.24 cm (108 × 156 in). Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2004, © the artist Erickson Nka • 121...