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African Masks From the Barbier-Mueller Collection

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$ 19.95* | £ 14.99*
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Paperback ISBN: 978-3-7913-3807-1

Date of publication:
US April 16, 2007
UK February 16, 2007
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The book includes one hundred color 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 constructed, 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 practiced today.

Paperback, 288 pages, 19,5 x 24,0 cm, 100 color illustrations, 388 b/w illustrations

ISBN: 978-3-7913-3807-1

$ 19.95* | £ 14.99* (* recommended retail price)

Publishing House: Prestel

Date of publication:
US April 16, 2007
UK February 16, 2007