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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 34–47.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Peter Erickson William Kentridge’s 9 Drawings for Projection present white characters in the context of apartheid caught between guilt and redemption, with special attention to the intermediate terrain. Felix in Exile , the fifth film, suggests that the dismantling of the structures of white racism...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 140–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Jody B. Cutler-Bittner The recent exhibition Charles White: A Retrospective (Museum of Modern Art, New York, October 7, 2018–January 13, 2019) offered a chance to consider the technical and iconographic breadth of an oeuvre that has been exhibited mainly in sporadic doses for the past few decades...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 34–47.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Indie A. Choudhury Frank Bowling’s white paintings span a period of some forty years in his practice, resulting in an eponymously titled exhibition The White Paintings (2006). As a body of work, the paintings occupy the longest period within Bowling’s career yet are largely absent from his...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (3): 10–13.
Published: 01 November 1995
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 72–85.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., (see www.salon.com). 72>IMka Journal of Contemporary African Art White Womanhood, Lynching, and the War in Iraq Shawn Michelle Smith P rivate First Class Lynndie England emerged afterimage the shadow of a previous spectacle. It is as the most salient...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 58–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
... status of the white male in postapartheid South Africa. Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011 Paul Emmanuel’s Transitions The White South African Male in Process...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Everlyn Nicodemus Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 and occasionally floating white boy Everlyn Nicodemus he strategy of black artists...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 67–68.
Published: 01 May 1995
... BASQUIAT conducted his artistic development with a passion WORKS IN BLACK AND WHITE and vision to match Picasso's and da Vinci's. And, ROBERT MILLER GALLERY...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... myself a student of "negrophilia." This black people. At the moment I am mulling over means that I spend much of my time look• the success of the Hollywood movie Crash, which ing at how white and black people relate to each was awarded the Oscar for best film of 2006. other, trying...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... in that deep, hoarse White Sheets, toured internationally and was shown voice of his, “Barboza, I want you to do the cover for the rst time in New York City at the Bill Hodges for my next album. I don’t want the art director Gallery in late 2010. from Columbia Records to do it.” Miles told me...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Michael McMillan I have been always struck by how men of my father’s generation were so well dressed in those iconic black-and-white documentary photographs depicting their arrival after a three-week transatlantic journey by sea. They wore neatly pressed suits with a white breast pocket...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
... between black masculinity and white mainstream stereotyping, criminalization, racial profiling, physical persecution, and psychological wounding. Refusing to sanitize or clean up white atrocities enacted against black subjects, Walker works with charcoal, pencil, and paint to create emotively charged...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of transatlantic slavery provided the capital that galvanized white Western art systems of patronage, collection, and exhibition into existence. He represents black women, men, and children as the appropriate subjects of fine art at the same time that he remains dedicated to restoring the history...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... process of colonial resistance and independence no less revolutionary for its astonishing range of content far beyond that of art objects, including film, music, theater, literature, and literature. In helming Documenta11, Enwezor not only included a historic number of non-white, non-European artists...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2015
... been black-and-white, he pushes the relationship between the figures and the symbols further. He also uses two figures rather than one, generating a sense of energy and depth. But some recent paintings included in this exhibition show a dramatic shift into color, an emphasis on tone rather than line...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Exposition Coloniale Internationale as a great colonial minstrel show—an artificial spectacle of blackness constructed for the white gaze. Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Palmer Hayden Exposition Coloniale Internationale African Americans in Paris visual satire Harlem Renaissance...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... white authority and black agency, as black artists demanded that staff consult an expert in African American art for the 1971 “black art” show, Contemporary Black Artists in America , at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Chapter 4 covers the Museum of Modern Art’s pace at better representing work...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 222–232.
Published: 01 November 2018
...: an Africa that exists on its own terms, beyond European mediation and beyond the purview of the white or black Western gaze. Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 James Baldwin Africa African independence civil rights movement Black Power movements ...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 64–76.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Fabiana Lopes When artist Oscar Murillo arrived in Rio de Janeiro in September 2014 for his ten-day residency program during ArtRio, he was unsettled by the “quasicolonial” environment he encountered. Adopting a strategy both to survive and challenge the environment, Murillo put on a white jumpsuit...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This article closely reads the South African multimedia artist Dineo Bopape’s 2008 Silent Performance , alongside Berni Searle’s 2001 politically charged Snow White , to point out their generative potential for the intersection of the visual media, erotic pleasure, and nudity. Traditional views of pleasure...