African Masks: From the Barbier-Mueller Collection (Art Flexi Series)

African Masks: From the Barbier-Mueller Collection (Art Flexi Series)

By: Iris Hahner-Herzog (author), Lazlo Vadja (author), Maria Keckesi (author)Paperback

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The book includes one hundred colour plates accompanied by in-depth descriptions, as well as numerous black-and-white photographs of the masks as they are used in religious and secular ceremonies. An introductory text by renowned scholars describes how the masks are made, examines their significance in African culture and offers insight into the universal practice of masquerading. A unique contribution to the literature on African art, this book is also a wonderful introduction to countless fascinating, age-old spiritual traditions still practised today.

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Now available in a flexi edition, this beautiful volume presents nearly 250 of the finest African masks from the vast Barbier-Mueller collection.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/02/2007
  • ISBN13: 9783791338071
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9783791338071
  • weight: 1070
  • ISBN10: 3791338072

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