Articles and Essays

2008 • “Understanding the Aesthetics of New Pop/NEOPOP,” in Fahamenon, Special; Collector’s Issue, Raleigh, NC: Flanders Art Gallery.


2004 • “Santeria Aesthetics,” Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas. Editor in Chief: Colin Palmer.


• “The Congos of Panama,” Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas. Editor in Chief: Colin Palmer.


2003 • “The Research Methods of an Artist-Ethnographer on the Congo Coast of Panama,” Reconceptions: New Ecologies of Knowledge, eds., Marsha Meskimmon and Martin Davies London: I.B. Tauris House


• "Niveles de conocimiento/niveles de entendimiento: El arte de Hochi Asiático. Layers of Knowledge/Layers of Understanding: The Art of Hochi Asiatico,” a bilingual museum catalog essay for the exhibition Hochi Asiatico, Metamorfosis de los Dioses. Habana, Cuba: Galeria Latinoamericana, Casa de las Américas


• "Thron für shango, orisha-altar” (Trono de Shangó: an Orisha Altar in the Yoruba- Cuban Diaspora), a museum catalog essay for the exhibition Altäre, Kunst zum Niederknien. Düsseldorf, Germany: Kunst Palast Museum.


2000 • “The Allure of the Naza,” The Aesthetics of Enchantment in the Fine Arts, eds., Kronegger and Tymieniecka, Analecta Husserliana LXV Lancaster, UK: Kluwer Academic Publishers


1999 • “Albert Chong: ‘It’s Complex,’” Fresh Talk/Daring Gazes: Asian American Issues in Contemporary Art, edited by Elaine Kim and Margo Machido. University of California Press.


1993 • “Mestizaje and the Postmodern Aesthetic,” a museum catalog essay for the exhibition Ceremony of Spirit - Nature and Memory in Contemporary Latino Art. Curated by Amalia Mesa-Bains. The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA


1990 • Review of Francisco Goya, The Tapestry Cartoons and Early Career at the Court of Madrid, by Janis A. Tomlinson. Cambridge University Press, 1989. Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies Bulletin, Vol. XV No. 2.

• “The Images of Imna Arroyo,” The Image(s) of the Afro-Hispanic Woman in Latin American Literature and Culture, conference proceedings edited by Elba Birmingham- Pokorny. English and Foreign Languages Department Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, Arkansas.


1989 • “Orishas: Living Gods in Contemporary Latin American Art,” The Black Image in Latin American Culture, conference proceedings edited by Elba Birmingham-Pokorny. Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, Slippery Rock University.

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