Volume 50, Number 4, Winter 2017

Table of Contents

200th Issue
African Art Histories’ Futures

Toward Data-driven Art Studies: A Social Network Analysis of Contemporary African Art

pp. 6-11

Methods, Making, and West African Influences in the Work of Fatimah Tuggar

pp. 12-17

Afrofuturism and the Technologies of Survival

pp. 18-23

Provocative Acts and Censorial Revisions: The Many Antagonisms of Amal Kenawy's The Silence of Lambs

pp. 24-33

Sustainable Futures: Ekpenyong Bassey Nsa and the Study of Traditional-Based African Artists

pp. 34-45

Room to Grow: Re-Installing the NCMA Permanent Collection

pp. 46-61

A History Shaped by Futures Past: Art, Artists, and the Dialogic Turn at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

pp. 62-73

Departments

First Word

Future Thinking: Propositions and Possibilities for African Art History

pp. 1-5

Exhibit Reviews

The Ease of Fiction (review)

pp. 74-76

Focus: African Perspectives (review)

pp. 76-77

Kemang Wa Lehulere: In All My Wildest Dreams (review)

pp. 78-80

Origins of the Afro Comb: 6,000 Years of Culture, Politics, and Identity (review)

pp. 80-82

Susan Woolf: Taxi Hand Signs (review)

pp. 82-84

Urban Now: City Life in Congo (review)

pp. 85-87

Diagram of the Heart (review)

pp. 88-90

Book Reviews

Shine: The Visual Economy of Light in African Diasporic Aesthetic Practice by Krista A. Thompson Durham (review)

pp. 90-92

Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone eds. by Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers and Alexander Bortolot (review)

pp. 92-93

Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria by Chika Okeke-Agulu Durham (review)

pp. 93-94

Photography of Personal Adornment: Photographic Techniques for Jewelry/Artwear, Craftspeople, Researchers, Scholars and Museum/Gallery Staff by Robert K. Liu (review)

pp. 94-95