Masks from West and Central Africa: A Celebration of Color and Form (2020)

Masks from West and Central Africa A Celebration of Color and Form In West and Central Africa ceremonial masks are viewed as manifestations of the spirits and the dramatic effect and visibility of masks is enhanced by use of vivid color Accompanied by vivid color p
  • Title: Masks from West and Central Africa: A Celebration of Color and Form
  • Author: Mary Sue Rosen Paul Peter Rosen
  • ISBN: 9780764343360
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In West and Central Africa, ceremonial masks are viewed as manifestations of the spirits, and the dramatic effect and visibility of masks is enhanced by use of vivid color Accompanied by vivid color photographs of 266 masks, the largest representation of traditional polychrome masks from the Temne people of Sierra Leone and the Anang Ibibio people of Nigeria are documenIn West and Central Africa, ceremonial masks are viewed as manifestations of the spirits, and the dramatic effect and visibility of masks is enhanced by use of vivid color Accompanied by vivid color photographs of 266 masks, the largest representation of traditional polychrome masks from the Temne people of Sierra Leone and the Anang Ibibio people of Nigeria are documented here, as well as one of the largest published collections of articulated masks from the Ogoni people of Nigeria Also illustrated is a wide range of traditional masks used by other peoples from West and Central Africa, including masks from the nations of Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Angola Mask styles are discussed in relation to size, shape, materials, degree of abstraction, distinguishing characteristics, and context of usage Other topics considered in this engaging presentation are the changing forms of masks in the twentieth and twenty first centuries, the aesthetics of masks from the African perspective, and issues of authenticity as it relates to collecting African masks
    Masks from West and Central Africa A Celebration of Color Masks from West and Central Africa A Celebration of Color and Form Mary Sue Rosen on FREE shipping on qualifying offers In West and Central Africa, ceremonial masks are viewed as manifestations of the spirits, and the dramatic effect and visibility of masks is enhanced by use of vivid color Accompanied by vivid color photographs of masks Masks of West Bengal Chhau Mask dance parforming in the field Tribal bamboo mask from Dinajpur Mask or Mukhosh of West Bengal, as it known has a mysterious history Mostly it uses for the Mask Dance, the folk dance of West Bengal The wearing of these masks is connected with early types of folklore and religion There is various type of masks made up of clay, wood, sponge wood or shola, pith, paper, metal etc MASKS Handcrafted Global, Tribal African Masks at NOVICA Novica s extensive African Masks collection includes the work of talented master carvers such as George Asante, who chose to go to the Akuapim hills for his apprenticeship He specializes in Ghanaian tribal masks, such as Ewe, Akan, Aburi, as well as Nigerian masks. The West African Mask Cultures of West Africa Aug , Behind the Mask in West Africa Whether of wood, copper, ivory, or leather, whether semi abstract, anthropomorphic, or architectonic in form, whether simple or superstructural, the West African mask is less of a covering than an interstice, an opening through which to glimpse the spirit world. Traditional African Masks National Museum of Ghana Traditional African Masks The museum building was opened on March as part of Ghana s independence celebrations Ritual and ceremonial masks are an essential feature of the traditional culture and art of the peoples of Subsaharan and West Africa Advertisement. Collectible African Masks Now for sale eBay MASK DUO AFRICAN FACE TRIBAL FISH OWL EAGLE WOOD HAND CARVED BALI WALL ART SET . Almost gone African Mask Tribal Zebra Tiki Garden Decor Hang Wood Hand Painted Carved Safari . Almost gone ONE DAY SALE African Gabon Cameroon Wood Fang Mask
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