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Inhaltsangabe: This volume presents nearly 250 of the finest African masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection. The book includes 100 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 celebrations. The introduction describes how the masks are constructed, examines their significance in African culture and offers insight into the universal practice of masquerading.
From the Publisher: 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 celebrations. 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 literature on African art, this book is also a wonderful introduction to countless fascinating, ages-old spiritual traditions still being practiced today.
Buchbeschreibung Prestel Publishing, 2002. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG3791327097
Buchbeschreibung Prestel Publishing, Munich, 2002. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Fine. 3791327097 Cover lightly rubbed at bottom outer corner. 288 pages. 100 colour and 388 black & white photographs. Catalogue of a travelling exhibition. U.S. order are shipped from N.Y. state. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 013854
Buchbeschreibung Prestel Verlag, Munich, London, New York, 2002. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. No Jacket. Survey of the finest examples of masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection. 100 of the 248 surveyed are illustrated in color. Many photos of rituals using the masks, map of Africa with location of101 ethnic groups, extensive commentary. A few faint scuffs, otherwise as new. 287 pages, 9 1/2" x 12". Heavy, will need extra postage for international. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 103444
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97837913270993.0
Buchbeschreibung Prestel Pub, Lakewood, New Jersey, U.S.A., 2002. Pictorial Softcover. Paperback. Buchzustand: Near Fine. First Paperback Edition. First Softcover Edition of 1998 hardbound original. A NEAR FINE, bright, clean, tight, scholar/collector-worthy copy sans rips/tears, stains, discoloration and interior markings. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED in black-and-white and full-color photography (many full-page) all with accompanying descriptive captions. "African Masks" surveys 248 of the finest examples of masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, of which 100 are reproduced in stunning color illustrations. Leading scholars on African art describe the masks' historical and religious functions, and their symbolic significance. The Barbier-Mueller Collection is unparalleled. No other private collection of African art features the same breadth of regional scope and ceremonial use. It includes masks created for all forms or ritual dance. The collection was founded in the 1920s by Josef Mueller, and has been expanded in the past few decades under the expert supervision of Jean Paul Barbier." 287 pages. NOTE: Due to the large size and over 4 lb. weight of the book significant additional shipping cost will be requested for EXPEDITED and OUT-OF-U.S. shipment. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 008331
Buchbeschreibung München / Prestel, 1998. 4°, paperback. 288 pp Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 0. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 16603
Buchbeschreibung Prestel Publishing, 2002. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P023791327097
Buchbeschreibung Prestel Publishing. PAPERBACK. Buchzustand: Fine. 3791327097 Like New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers LN6.3425138
Buchbeschreibung Prestel Publishing, 2002. Paperback. Buchzustand: Like New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P013791327097
Buchbeschreibung Prestel Verlag, Munich - Berlin - London - New York, 2004. Brochado / Paperback / Broché. Buchzustand: Como Novo / As New/Comme Neuf. 1 Vol. de 287-(1). Muito ilustrado. Reimpressão do catálogo editado por ocasião da exposição no Haus der Kunst, Munique em Fevereiro de 1997. ----------------//------------------- This book was first published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Haus der Kunst, Munich February 1997. Size: In-4º (310x242). Book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 003195