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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 34–37.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Johannesburg Biennale and a program for the Bob has expanded rapidly, African film festivals are pop• York City. It will come as no surprise to anyone who Marley Museum in Kingston, and Bonetti sat...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 160–162.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Hannah Sage Kay hannahsagekay@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 REVIEWS FRANK BOWLING: LONDON/NEW YORK HAUSER AND WIRTH, NEW YORK MAY 5 JULY 30, 2021 expect from binary relationships whether contextual (North and South, regional and global) or aesthetic (light...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Publications Publicity poster for Ousmane Sembène, Guelwaar, originally released in 1992. New Yorker Films, New York, 1999 Amkpa and SenGupta Nka • 15 pling the aid from notions of Christian morality...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julia Elizabeth Neal Susan E. Cahan’s Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power is a meticulous case study into an embattled New York art establishment, which black artists critiqued as perpetuating racist, exclusionist collecting and exhibition practices during the 1960s...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of fractured yet imaginative Creole communiqués have a counterpart in the paintings, sculptures, and collages of the Haitian-born, Paris-based artist Hervé Télémaque (b. 1937). After studying in the mid-1950s at the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Télémaque moved to New York City, where he attended...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 20–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Diawara’s eventual film chronicles the author’s travels with Glissant on the Queen Mary II across the Atlantic from South Hampton, United Kingdom, to Brooklyn, New York, as well as his stay with Glissant in the philosopher’s native Martinique in the Caribbean. Diawara recounts the experience while...
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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 (2020) 2020 (47): 22–43.
Published: 01 November 2020
... career, accompanied by a select number of images of his oeuvre from his early days in his native Alexandria to his sojourns in Baghdad and Cairo, and his current practice in New York City, where he has been living since 1974. It also offers a glimpse, in image and in text, of his diverse corpus...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 186–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Lyle Ashton Harris This essay was originally presented as a speech I was invited to give at New York University’s conference Black Portraiture[s]: The Black Body in the West in 2013. The essay addresses my personal experiences as well as critical observations of the performance and production...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-class, diasporic subject born and raised in New York City. The second chapter compares Basquiat’s work to modern Euro-American masters such as Picasso, Pollock, and Twombly and considers how, through subject matter, the artist’s cultural identifications are manifested. The third chapter dispels the oft...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 158–161.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Geoffrey Jacques The exhibition of prints Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now , curated by Judith B. Hecker at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, offered a view of South African art-making practice that flourished among all sectors of society during the apartheid years. The exhibition evoked...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 162–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Lydie Diakhaté This review concerns the Walther Collection’s first photographic show, devoted to the work of Jo Ractliffe at the Project Space in New York. Radcliffe’s work offers the viewer a magical journey of remembrance through the long years of civil wars, mapping their tragedies onto...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Manthia Diawara In 2009, equipped with a camera, Manthia Diawara followed Édouard Glissant on the Queen Mary II in a transatlantic journey from South Hampton, United Kingdom, to Brooklyn, New York. This extraordinary voyage, six days and five nights, resulted in an intellectual biography in which...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 48–57.
Published: 01 May 2011
... revisiting the modernist avant-garde and the early years of cinema. These interests are brought together in his designs for Shostakovich’s opera The Nose , at the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Kentridge began in the theater and is now returning to it more often; how is theatricalization changing the nature...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 36–43.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Connie Winston Founded in 1972, the Hatch-Billops Collection houses an extensive archive of African American memorabilia and exists as a direct result of the 1965 “open admissions” policy at the City College of New York, where James Hatch was teaching theater history. Today the collection’s mission...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Salah M. Hassan In 1986 Gallery 1199 in New York and the Muse Community Museum in Brooklyn jointly organized a two-part exhibition for “Where We At” Black Women Artists, the collective of African American women artists. The exhibition was an initiative of “Where We At,” when its members decided...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... The series, only recently seen in its entirety in an exhibition curated by the Neuberger Museum in Purchase, New York, of Ringgold’s 1960s paintings, should be considered a brilliant contribution to the trajectory and consequently the narrative of American art at all levels. Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 156–159.
Published: 01 May 2011
...W. Ian Bourland This article briefly reviews Wangechi Mutu’s recent show Hunt Bury Flee , held at the end of 2010 at Gladstone Gallery in New York. The author locates the strength of the work and analyzes it through the lens of surrealist practices and recent work by other contemporary African...
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Nka (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...
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Nka (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...