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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 143–147.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Ras Akyem-i Ramsay Small Axe Inc. 2009 The Act of Painting Ras Akyem-i Ramsay Horse-men and Chariots (detail), 2003. Acrylic and collage on canvas, diptych, 12 x 10 ft. National Art Collection, Barbados. small axe 29 • July 2016 • DOI 10.1215...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2012
... shared subjectivity mediated through history and grounded in consciousness and the transcendent. Through a discussion of Husserl's Lebenswelt, or lifeworld, Gabrielle Hezekiah explores Stoddart's journey of reflection and transformation as it is evidenced in her paintings, showing that the thematization...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 255–273.
Published: 01 July 2013
... major map painting and also dating from 1967, continues his dialogue with and differencing from Johns ( fig. 5 ). Johns's painting of the same title was made in 1959, and in many ways Bowling is picking up the new threads of his avant-garde strategy of “reference, deference, and difference” that began...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 57–69.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rocío Aranda-Alvarado This essay explores the photographic and film work of New York–born artist Rachelle Mozman (of Panamanian heritage) and the paintings and drawings of Dominican-born artist Firelei Báez. Both artists make use of the form, the image, the representation, and the reading of the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 134–154.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... Cosentino particularly focuses on the paintings of Edouard Duval-Carrié, the bricolage of Pierrot Barra and Marie Cassaise, the beaded tableaux of Rudy Azor and Myrlande Constant, and the postapocalyptic sculptures of a collective of contemporary Haitian artists who call themselves Atis rezistans. © Small...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 94–104.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Barbara Prézeau-Stephenson This article focuses on the visual arts in contemporary Haiti, providing a rare insight into the current creative context. Countering a customary focus on history painting and Vodou-inspired or magical realist work, it explores the evolution of artistic production over...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 142–150.
Published: 01 October 2008
... features the art of Duval Carrié, whose oeuvre moves beyond the simply, flat, “primitive” styles associated with Haitian art to idiosyncratic installations, paintings, and sculptures that speak to the powerful visual and cultural elements of contemporary Haitian art. ©2008 Small Axe Incorporated. All...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 151–164.
Published: 01 October 2008
...LeGrace Benson With his painting and sculpture, Duval Carrié creates mise-en-scène in which viewers become vicarious participants in four acts of the transatlantic drama of violation of sovereignties and identities: act 1, the destruction of the Caribbean environment and its indigenous people; act...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 53–70.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mark Raymond In the ten years before his death in 1996, the Trinidadian architect Roger Turton produced a prolific body of work. Turton's projects evolved out of a passionate exploration of the relationship between architecture and painting, which began while he was a student at the Architectural...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 119–137.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Krista A. Thompson Some critics contend that the visual language of abstraction or conceptual art cannot translate “Caribbeanness.” This essay considers the work of several contemporary Caribbean artists who highlight how the “picturesque” paintings so favored by detractors were historically...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... selection of (semi)autobiographical 1970s-based literary works such as Anthony C. Winkler’s Going Home to Teach , Brian Meeks’s Paint the Town Red , and Margaret Cezair-Thompson’s The True History of Paradise (and interweaving Shara McCallum’s This Strange Land ), this essay examines some shortcomings of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 126–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Dominican art scene both thematically and technically. While Ramírez creates installations that include wood carving, xylography, and paint, Paiewonsky often combines textile design and sewing with other artistic media technologies, excelling at photography. Despite the diverse old and new materials and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Caribbean art perception the real female body painting In a work from Trinidadian-born artist Nicole Awai's years-long series of drawings Specimens from Local Ephemera (2003–11), a conjoined female figure looks through two holes as two screws hover menacingly behind her (see fig. 1 ). 1 At...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 119–124.
Published: 01 September 2004
... abstract painting and portrait painting. Th is distillation of elements implies the conscious and unconscious recognition of truth/fact. Th e face implies defi nitive identity, the idea of knowing you know the “real” truth. Small Axe 16, September 2004: pp. 119–124 ISSN 0799-0537...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 2. Nicole Awai, Specimen from Local Ephemera: Resistance with Black Ooze 1 , 2005. Graphite, acrylic paint, glitter, and nail polish on paper; 51 × 53 in. Courtesy of the artist Figure 2. Nicole Awai, Specimen from Local Ephemera: Resistance with Black Ooze 1, 2005. Graphite, acrylic More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 3. Nicole Awai, Specimen from Local Ephemera: Go Go Green Compression—Mix More Media! , 2010. Graphite, acrylic paint, nail polish, and glitter on paper; 38 × 50 in. Courtesy of the artist Figure 3. Nicole Awai, Specimen from Local Ephemera: Go Go Green Compression—Mix More Media!, 2010 More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 53–57.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Benjamin | 57 All the paintings are mixed media on canvas, 30 × 48 inches, from the private collection of Galerie Monnin, Pétionville, Haiti. Photo credit: Marc Lee Steed. The paintings reproduced here were part of an exhibition at Galerie Monnin between 6 and 28...
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Published: 01 July 2015
Amour Colère Folie ( Love Anger Madness ) : A Temporary Monument to Resistance , 2013. Painted wood, barriers, and fences, with vinyl digital-graphic appliqués; 900 × 900 × 500cm. Place de L'Abbé Grégoire, Fort-de-france, BIAC Biennale internationale d'art Contemporain Martinique Amour Colère More
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Published: 01 November 2015
Figure 3. Mark Bradford, A Truly Rich Man Is One Whose Children Run into His Arms Even When His Hands Are Empty , 2008. Photomechanical reproductions, acrylic gel medium, comic-book paper, carbon paper, acrylic paint, caulking, and additional mixed media on canvas; 102 × 144 in. Courtesy Hauser More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2007) 11 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Meg Conlon Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Canute Caliste The Assassination of Maurice Bishop Meg Conlon A self-taught artist who believed that a mermaid gave him the gift of art as a child, Canute Caliste painted charming, idiosyncratic pictures of the world around him, including the...