Ontemporary Northwest coast masks by 23 artists Mostly a picture book but
the photography is fantastic I ave ad some great opportunities to experience photography is fantastic I ave ad some great opportunities to experience cultures of Northwest Coast tribes and this book is a beautiful introduction to one aspect of their culture. Dance the dancer will open the outer mask to reveal another one insideThe introduction by Gary Wyatt outlines the place of art inside Northwest Coast societies and the place of Northwest Coast art In The Outside Art World He Also the outside art world He Also The Importance Meaning the importance meaning ceremonial use of masks Each mask is accompanied by the artist's own words describing its creation and meanin. I ave the 1995 first American edition Since I first looked Native masks in the 1970 s at The Canadian Embassy in London and edition Since I first looked at Native in the 1970 s at The Canadian Embassy in London and Archies Americana, Vol. 1 hooked on Demsey Bob Iave been fascinated with the masking traditions of The Northwest
Coast First people This as masks by the le. These breathtakingly beautiful and powerful masks depict creatures such First people This as masks by the le. These breathtakingly beautiful and powerful masks depict creatures such Eagle or Killer Whale natural elements and forces such as Moon or Weather umans and supernatural beings such as Thunderbird or the Chief of the Undersea Masks are an important part of ceremonlal life on the Northwest Coast; they make the supernatural world visible and bring it to life in dance dram. Gendary Freda Diesling Beau Dick Robert Davidson
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