1-20 of 493 Search Results for

within

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 132–134.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Hannah Sage Kay © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 RE V IE W S Journal of Contemporary African Art 47 November 2020132 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8719716 © 2020 by Nka Publications JORDAN CASTEEL: WITHIN REACH NEW MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, NEW YORK FEBRUARY 19 SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 Within...
Journal Article
Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 60–63.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Claire Tancons Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 CHRIS OFIU'S WITHIN REACH 'Afro Kaleidoscope' 2002 (detail), 2003. Glass and steel. Installation at British Pavilion, 50 Venice Biennale, 2003. Courtesy...
Journal Article
Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
... this in documentation. Within a week of of week a Within indocumentation...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 196–210.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Shannen Hill Too frequently the artists who worked together within the Johannesburg-Pretoria nexus of the 1970s have been labeled surrealists, an ill-fitting label since it prizes the subconscious, the stuff of dreams. Although the artists featured in this article—Fikile Magadlela, Motlhabane...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of African, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Asian descent, and there is still no cure for it. It is a “black” disease that raises polemics of care toward black bodies and the invisibility of sufferers within the wider medical discourse. Rodney’s works form a compelling case...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 62–73.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Anjalie Dalal-Clayton The British artist Sonia Boyce was a central figure in the British Black Arts Movement and has in recent years achieved widespread critical acclaim within the field of British art. Although she is now known for her performative and collaborative approach to art making, she...
Journal Article
Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by the Sharjah Art Foundation November 2016 to January 2017, attests to Nour’s sophistication and rigor as an artist and asserts his contributions to the canon of art history, not only as a transformational figure within Sudanese or African art movements, but also within global modern and contemporary art...
Journal Article
Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., and mobility of ideas and material cultures within and beyond ethnic, national, continental, and racial boundaries. Examined within this framework, the art of Boghossian, Ampofo-Anti, and Ekpuk tells us that Africa remains for its artists a site of powerful imaginaries, a historical place to which...
Journal Article
Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 64–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Lisa Greyvenstein This research investigates the Neo-Baroque aesthetic of excess in contemporary South African art and explores reasons for the emergence of this style. The artists’ exploitation of the Neo-Baroque aesthetic of excess as a comment on social concerns reveals a sense of crisis within...
Journal Article
Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to Angola, and today he is one of the country’s most important artists. Even though he has exhibited in important venues like the biennales of Venice, São Paulo, and Havana, one of his main concerns is the establishment of better connections within the African continent. Thus he aims to work and exhibit...
Journal Article
Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... these prints were applied to popular silhouettes such as the miniskirt, bellbottoms, hot pants, and maxidresses. The growing popularity of Afro-look designs stirred a flurry of debate within the fashion world about the origins of these popular designs. I argue that origins mattered. Laying claim to a fashion...
Journal Article
Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 40–51.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Peter Erickson This essay explores Kerry James Marshall’s paintings of black artists in studio settings who are often positioned at the easel with an unfinished self-portrait. The series begins with a portrait within a portrait of a historical figure— Scipio Moorehead, Portrait of Himself, 1776...
Journal Article
Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 48–51.
Published: 01 May 2014
... within jazz and improvised music, with particular attention to the varieties of musical and social configuration. Starting with the concept of the solo and its place in ad hoc ensembles and in working bands, the article then considers other manifestations of organization in creative music, especially...
Journal Article
Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 56–58.
Published: 01 May 2014
... topics such as markets and funding for collective art practices and the ways that wealth is distributed within and beyond black cultural organizations on both sides of the Atlantic. The featured panelists—Naomi Beckwith, John Corbett, Theaster Gates, George E. Lewis, Elvira Dyangani Ose, and Blake...
Journal Article
Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
... (2004), and Suburbia (2005–7), respectively—they instead present spaces seemingly for any body, black or otherwise, within contexts that signify black lives, histories, and experiences. The works affirm that the nature of blackness is not a given, while they demonstrate ways in which it has come...
Journal Article
Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 186–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of identity in the context of Ghana in the twentieth century. By examining the ways that specific materials, icons, media, images, and objects interact and create a multiplicity of meaning and narratives within a body of work, I begin to uncover how these layers translate to and create discourse with my lived...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of formal innovation. Instead, these portraits are works generated and thus rendered within a different value system, where the copy and the ability of a work of art to be reproduced across time was prized far more than a singular, original, individually authored object, and where the literal work of art...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 120–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
... are united by a shared subjugation and a shared victimhood. The images found within the work, as well as the physical arrangement of the space itself, animates this reality, bringing to life well-known scenes of trauma and surrounding viewers in a visual cacophony that makes its message impossible to ignore...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... DeSouza’s World Series (2011), inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series (1941), suggests bodily movement within a matrix of geopolitical, state-controlled, and natural environments, while referencing historical precedents such as Columbus. Evans’s series Please Do Not Bend (2015–16) is a touching...