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Masks of Human Flesh - Accursed Kingdom - Indoctrinated Race (CDr)

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Masks of Human Flesh - Accursed Kingdom - Indoctrinated Race (CDr)

Art History Made Visible /. Masks are some of the most powerful and expressive of Africa’s arts. Sculptors from several groups living in the Cross River region of southeastern Nigeria and western Cameroon produce a distinctive type of crest or helmet mask carved from wood and covered with animal skin, possibly from an antelope.

 · Learn the meanings behind some of the most fascinating masks from around the world and find out where and when you can see them. 1. Venetian Carnival Masks. Worn during Carnival in Venice, these world-famous masks date back to the 13th century. The origin of the masks is unknown, but some theories suggest that they were donned in rebellion to Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins.

 · The Fort Marion life-masks were regarded by their makers as another addition to the field then known as “Indianology,” which George Brown Goode, a Smithsonian official, in an annual report from , described in these terms: “American ethnological museums are preserving with care the memorials of the vanishing race of red men.” Nevermind that these “memorials” belonged to people Author: Avi Steinberg.

 · Alternate view, Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–midth century, Guinea or Mali or Burkina Faso or Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa, Komo or Koma Power Association, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, cotton, sacrificial materials, x x cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)The threatening-looking Kòmò Helmet Mask is worn by the Bamana people of Guinea, Mali, Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.

African masks themselves are some of the most fascinating works in all of human history. They represent a humanistic searching for the world of spirits, yet each tribe shares unique distinctive qualities. The majority of African masks are wood, and mask usage is .

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  1. Zolot says:

    Transformation Mask, British Columbia, Canada, Kwakiutl population, Wood paint, graphite, Cedar, cloth, string, 34 X 53 cm (closed), cm (open) (Quai Branly Museum). This transformation mask opens into two sections. Closed, it represents a crow or an eagle; when spread out, a human face appears.

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