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Jordan Mckenzie’s Woolworth Death Masks

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Woolworth Death Masks by Jordan Mckenzie.

Studio1.1 are selling a limited edition print by Jordan Mckenzie which also gives you entry to their annual fundraiser ‘Lottery Show’ here.

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Wooden masks

MASQUE,-VUVI,-GABON

Vuvi Mask, Gabon via Sotheby’s.

HOOK-MASK,-BAHINEMO-PEOPLE,-HUNSTEIN-MOUNTAINS,-PAPUA-NEW-GUINEA

Hook-Mask, Bahinemo People, Hunstein Mountains, Papua New Guinea via Sotheby’s.

MASK,-BAFO,-CAMEROON

Bafo Mask, Cameroon via Sotheby’s.

MASK,-TEKE-TSAAYI,-REPUBLIC-OF-THE-CONGO

Mask, Teke/Tsaayi, Republic Of The Congo via Sotheby’s.

WAR-CANOE-PROW-MASK,-IATMUL-PEOPLE,-MIDDLE-SEPIK-RIVER,-PAPUA-NEW-GUINEA

War Canoe Prow Mask, Iatmul People, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea via Sotheby’s.

exhibition inspiration

Colombian Gold

Pectoral, 13th–16th century Colombia; Sonso Gold

Pectoral, 13th–16th century Colombia; Sonso Gold. [Link]

Headdress frontal, 1st–7th century Colombia; Yotoco Gold

Headdress frontal, 1st–7th century Colombia; Yotoco Gold. [Link]

Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century Colombia; Tolima Gold

Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century Colombia; Tolima Gold. [Link]

Bird Pendant, 10th–16th century Colombia; Tairona Gold

Bird Pendant, 10th–16th century Colombia; Tairona Gold. [Link]

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http://www.nemosto.net/44.html

Funerary mask, Calima-Malagana, gold alloy, 100BC–AD400

Funerary mask, Calima-Malagana, gold alloy, 100BC–AD400

Bird pectoral, Popayan, gold alloy, AD900–1600

Bird pectoral, Popayan, gold alloy, AD900–1600.

 

There are beautiful works in the ‘Beyond El Dorado power and gold in ancient Colombia‘ exhibition at the British Museum which closes 23rd March, so go see it now! I was told off for taking pictures but the catalogue is really worth getting.

 

 

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Angelo Meani

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http://www.artbrut.ch/en/21004/1052/authors/meani–angelo

© photo credit Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne

Angelo Meani

http://catalogue.gazette-drouot.com/ref/lot-ventes-aux-encheres.jsp?id=1451982

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DAMSELFRAU

Seiobo by Damselfrau

stikker by Damselfrau

http://damselfrau.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/stikker-seibo.html

rudhira by Damselfrau

rudhira by Damselfrau

rudhira by Damselfrau

 http://damselfrau.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/rudhira.html

 

Damselfrau is Norwegian artist Magnhild Kennedy; a craftswoman and mask maker.

inspiration

Kimiko Yoshida

 

Kimiko Yoshida - 04 The Golden Yoruba Bride, Nigeria. Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 23 The Blue Wari Bride with a Mortuary Head of a Pre-Columbian Mummy with Human Hair, 1,400-1,100 years before present, Amazonia. Self-portrait, 2005 C-print mounted on aluminium and acryl 120 x 120 cm Courtesy of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Kimiko Yoshida - 23 The Blue Wari Bride with a Mortuary Head of a Pre-Columbian Mummy with Human Hair, 1,400-1,100 years before present, Amazonia. Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 32 The Yanomami Bride with a Tembe Neck Ornament and a Kayapo Headdress, Amazon, Brazil. Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 32 The Yanomami Bride with a Tembe Neck Ornament and a Kayapo Headdress, Amazon, Brazil. Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 34 The Karaja Bride with an Urubu Kaapor Labret Ornament, Amazon, Brazil. Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 34 The Karaja Bride with an Urubu Kaapor Labret Ornament, Amazon, Brazil. Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 42bis The Palestinian Bride from Hebron, Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 42bis The Palestinian Bride from Hebron, Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 43 The Berber Bride, Morocco, early XX th Century. Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 43 The Berber Bride, Morocco, early XX th Century. Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 43bis The Golden Bride from Fez, Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida - 43bis The Golden Bride from Fez, Self-portrait, 2005

Kimiko Yoshida from her 2005 self portraits.

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1935 Teke

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Mask From Sonora Mexico

Mask From Sonora Mexico, originally uploaded by Teyacapan.

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Peabody Museum masks

Peabody Museum collection

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Warsaw Ethnographic Museum

“Costumes of men participating in Spring rituals of vegetation”

Both turn of the 21st century, Bulgaria

Own photos. Great museum!

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